I wanted to share with you one of the most beautiful gifts of my life — one of my dearest devotions. It is the Rosary – it is a simple prayer of Our Fathers and Hail Marys and Glory Bes that we pray as we think about the life of Jesus. Intermixed and despite times of
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
“I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother” (True Devotion, 233). On a rainy night, on August 21, 1879, Mary McLoughlin and many of the villagers of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland, saw Mother Mary, St. Joseph and St. John at the Holy
If an apparition of Mary was needed for St. James, how can we say apparitions aren’t really necessary for us? …and if she is truly coming to us, how can we say we don’t need her? How can we ignore her presence and even disparage this astounding gift from heaven? Every Feast of St. James
"Grasp the Seriousness of the Situation: Much of What Will Happen Depends on Your Fasting and Prayers!" Our Lady of Medjugorje's Call for Fasting and Prayer in Families
On this Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent, may Our Lady’s words inspire and inflame us to desire to fast and pray – knowing that our very future depends on it: “…today I invite you to pray for peace. At this time, peace is threatened in a special way and I am seeking from
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.
I love to spend time with family and friends, as well as go to daily Mass, adore and pray, learn, travel, write and create beautiful things!
I write at Entering into the Mystery, Catholic 365 and Catholic Mom — seeking to inspire through sharing Goodness, Truth and Beauty manifested in the Love, Mercy, Power and Glory of God and Our Blessed Mother.
If you are interested in scheduling me to speak or lead a retreat, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.