The Entombment by Peter Paul Rubens circa 1612 Many Catholic moms experience the pain that comes from loved ones leaving their faith and God behind. Many of us live in guilt and shame. Many of live in fear for our loved ones. May this article be a source of comfort for you! On the feast
I wrote this last year in the midst of celebrations. Now, in this time of social distancing and quarantines (as we are living with a pandemic virus of sickness, panic and fear…) the celebrations aren’t present this year, and perhaps that is a good thing. We have so much more time for quiet and prayer
There is tremendous confusion surrounding the status of Medjugorje. I am writing this to provide some clarification. This clarification has received acceptance from my Diocesan office. There is much talk of Medjugorje being banned! However, we must stop speaking this way. There is NO BAN! Much of the confusion has stemmed from
2019 Medjugorje Youth Festival – 30th Annual Mladifest! I wanted to share about an amazing 5-day event that took place in Medjugorje at the beginning of August. At which, Archbishop Henryk Hoser, the Pope’s personal representative to this place of ongoing daily reported apparitions lasting nearly 40 years, spoke of Medjugorje as being“something that one
“I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother” (True Devotion, 233). DAY 14 of 33: SECTION 2: Contemplate the Our Father as we take St. Maximilian Kolbe as our guide. Action: 1. Resolve to pray a complete set of mysteries of the
Catholic Wife and Mom, Speaker, Teacher and Retreat Leader, MA in Theology
Besides coordinating Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration for my parish, I am an active and sought after retreat leader, teacher and speaker in the Diocese of Wichita, as well as a writer, artist and pilgrim.
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