Second Week of Advent: Sorrowful Mysteries

Second Week of Advent: Sorrowful Mysteries

Advent Week 2: Dec. 4-10 The Sorrowful Mysteries “Advent’s intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a...
Our Lady of the Snow
Mary

Our Lady of the Snow

As the story goes, a man named John and his wife were high ranking members of an aristocratic family, blessed with many worldly possessions but no children to claim heir to their fortune. Childless...
St. Lucy
Catholic Saints

St. Lucy

Like St. Philomena, much of the history of the life of St. Lucy has been lost, but it is known that her death came during the time of christian persecution by the Diocletians in the early 4th centu...
St. Philomena
Catholic Saints

St. Philomena

Very little is known about this young saint’s life. Born on January 10th and it is believed that she was a Greek Princess. All we know about Philomena is from the visions of Sr. Maria Luisa Di Gesu...
St. Benedict of Nursia
Catholic Saints

St. Benedict of Nursia

St. Benedict was born around 480 alongside his twin St. Scholastica to a noble of Nursia. As a young man, he was sent off to Rome to finish his education. It was here that he studied Philosophy, th...
First Week of Advent: Glorious Mysteries

First Week of Advent: Glorious Mysteries

Advent Week 1: Nov. 28-Dec. 3 The Glorious Mysteries   The season of Advent is here! And now… we wait. Much like the months of pregnancy as a woman waits to deliver a child, this season gives us ti...
Struggle & Hope

Struggle & Hope

  Traveling has always been something I have loved to do, and that I long to do more of. I have seen many beautiful, amazing places, and the list of places I would like to visit is long. My younge...
Return to the Heart

Return to the Heart

Return to the Heart   There is an old(er) delightful rom-com called Return to Me that I loved growing up, and still will turn to when I am in need of some light-hearted laughter, a sweet love story...
In the Silence

In the Silence

In the silence   I take a lot of nature walks with my children. Not only do I love being outside, but with four busy, active kiddos (three boys), spending time in the great outdoors gives them a c...