Category Archives: Catholic


Do you choose a word of the year? Since 2008, I’ve chosen a word to reflect on throughout the year. Usually theView full post »

Here I am…

Isaiah 6:8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “View full post »

WORD OF THE YEAR {2016} Wrapup

Before I move on and share my 2017 word, I just had to share with you a few of the ways choosing this word changed me inView full post »

Marriage – Keep on keepin’ on

These stories have been shared with permission, in the hopes that our walk through these times may give someone hope toView full post »

Mary Alice and the reluctant volunteer

Last week, Mary Alice was my helper while I took school pictures for my children’s school. She was completelyView full post »

Miracles and Double Rainbows

This is it. The post where long haired freaky people get it. The post where you realize I really am a Jesus Freak.  IView full post »

Holy Doors of Mercy

The Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona is a pilgrimage site for a Holy Door during this Jubilee Year of Mercy. When IView full post »

Graduation Mass

This year, graduation Mass wasn’t just us going to sing or support friends or to see everyone. This year,View full post »

Pope Saint John Paul II {St. Bernard’s of Clairvaux}

Whenever I rush, things fall apart. You would think I would know this by know. Meltdowns because of my impatience.View full post »

Pueri Cantores, St. Bernard of Clairvaux – Rome | Julia’s Story

I asked Julia to write her story of their trip to Rome. I can remember my dad asking me to do this after we went onView full post »

My Nathaniel Kenan

You have this love of history that is absolutely incredible. You remember tanks and planes and battles and dates. It isView full post »

My Julia Tirion

One week ago, I wrote the following on Facebook: Julia asked us to pray together as a family every night – notView full post »

Grace, Works, and Harmony

Thank you so much to those of you who accepted the challenge last week to get out there and do some good! I loved all ofView full post »

Popes Hope Challenge – Do Some Good

“But you too, help one another: help one another always. In this way, by helping one another, we will do some goodView full post »

The Baptism Dress

A dear friend that I sing with pulled me aside one day. She told me that she had lived next to a French gentleman thatView full post »