What I do is the former. But I so want to do the latter! I have been studying and researching, in addition to the much more important praying about, and expecting the big day will come, when I get to do that. I am involved in all sorts of little projects that allow me a … Continue reading Encouraging vs. Evangelizing
Preach It, Paul!
In the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 17, St. Paul gives a rousing set of remarks to the people of Athens. It's filled with good things, but my favorite sentence (and not just in this Book, but anywhere) is "For in him we live and move and have our being." St. Paul did have a … Continue reading Preach It, Paul!
“I Said A Prayer For You Today”
I found this poem/prayer last week, displayed on a candle in the St. Patrick Cathedral gift shop in New York City. It brought me to tears so, of course, I had to buy it! Why would this sweet little prayer make me cry? Where to begin? 33 years ago I was a newly married Army … Continue reading “I Said A Prayer For You Today”
I am so grateful and blessed that the Mothers Prayers service was held during the Military Council of Catholic Women Forum on Saturday. I have been involved with Mothers Prayers since it was first taught to me and a group of other Military wives and mothers in 1998. We were living in Heidelberg, Germany where … Continue reading Mothers Prayers
Stephen and the Glory of God
In the 6th Chapter of Acts, verses 8-15, we first learn of the amazing disciple whose name is Stephen. I have always been extremely fond of this fascinating character in our Salvation story. There are two wonderful descriptions of him in this chapter that are the reason why he caught my attention years ago. First, … Continue reading Stephen and the Glory of God
Living Our Faith, Trusting Our God, Part III
I love the Sacrament of Confirmation because of that phenomenal truth. I have taught several confirmation classes through the years, but my first class back in 1996 has a special place in my heart. ...
Living Our Faith, Trusting Our God, Part II
At the beginning of this blog, I mentioned that we are on a mission...
Living Our Faith, Trusting Our God, Part I
I am actually a nervous, shy, and rather insecure person. Or I used to be. I trust God to take care of me when I stand in front of an audience and whenever I speak on matters of faith because I trust His Spirit that dwells within me....