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Happy Liturgical New Year!

This morning after Mass, the orange and yellow flowers were taken from the altar, and a host of volunteers began to ready the church in evergreens, purple, and pink to usher in the season of Advent.   Hooray!   I always love Advent, but this year it’s especially exciting. With a little boy to turn […]

November 30, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Year of Faith: Confession Really Works

I’m no expert on Confession. Quite frankly, I don’t think I’m very good at it. I struggle to prepare what to say and how to say it. I probably don’t go as often as I should, but I do try to make it once in Advent, once in Lent, and a few other times throughout […]

October 25, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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His Body and Blood—Even for the Little Ones

Yesterday the Catholic Church celebrated the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ. While we celebrate the Eucharist every Sunday—every day, even—this is a special reminder about what an important part of our faith this sacrament is. In my experience, the Mass and Eucharistic adoration can be times of great peace and centering. I […]

June 3, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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