Ponder: This little prayer of 27 words provides a cliff note version of the major Gospel themes: sin and forgiveness, heaven and hell, and the rich mercy of God.Continue reading “There is Something About Mary Series – Ever Feel You Miss the Mark?”
Ponder: Our spiritual mother Mary is with us now, and always, even until our death. She is a role model for faith, hope and love.Continue reading “There is Something About Mary Series – Need More Faith, Hope and Love?”
Ponder: Do you get stuck sometimes knowing what to pray for and in what order?Continue reading “There is Something About Mary Series – The Perfect Prayer”
Ponder: Did you know that you can bless yourself anytime you need it? How often do you truly listen to what you believe?Continue reading “There is Something About Mary Series – Blessing and Belief”
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have the perfect mother? One who taught you how read the road map of life – to love God, love your neighbors, know the truth, and help you grow in virtue?Continue reading “Our Perfect Mother – Introducing the “There is Something About Mary Series””
What words come to mind as you think about your work life? Do honest, diligent, hardworking, patient, persevering, charitable, forbearing, pleasant, productive, balanced come to mind? As we honor St. Joseph the Worker on the eve of his feast day tomorrow, we look at who he was as a worker and how he can inspire us in our work life.Continue reading “Do You Have an Inspired Work Life?”
We all have some “knots” in our lives. Would you like some support in getting rid of a few of your knots?Continue reading “Do You Have Knots of Worry, Pain or Suffering?”
Are you ready to have a happy heart to start your weekend?Continue reading “A Different Kind of Happy Hour”
Living through the pandemic and all its challenges that have been exposed has been tough. From job loss, health crisis, identity crisis and watching the social injustice, it is easy to become hopeless and feel like there is nothing one person can do. But there is. Each and every one of us can say these five words which will profoundly impact our world:Continue reading “Five Words That Can Change the World”
With St. Mary Magdalene, let us accept Christ’s ‘Do not touch me’ with the certainty that His words give us a new mission, and a new way to be with Him, just as St. Elizabeth Ann Seton met the hardships of her life with renewed faith and strength. Written by Lisa Lickona from the Seton Reflection published last year.
This year we celebrate our great and holy Feast, the Resurrection of Our Lord, in the most unexpected circumstances, most of us separated from physical participation in the Mass and the opportunity to receive Communion.
We are cut off from our family and friends and our parish communities. And we wonder: how can we live in this new situation, separated from the Body of God—both in the Eucharist and the living Church?Continue reading “Shining a Light on Goodness. The Empty Tomb: Easter with Mary Magdalene and Elizabeth Ann Seton”