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Catholic Thanksgiving

We have been conditioned as Americans to consider Thanksgiving from one single historical perspective based upon the New England Thanksgiving event. Certainly, our commemoration and

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When Christmas Comes In June

Here we are in late June. We have crossed the approximate halfway mark between last Christmas and the coming Christmas.  I love Advent and Christmas

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Strength in Weakness

strength A few weeks ago, I visited a very devout aunt of mine in the hospital. But I had forgotten what kind of person this

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Hurry Up, Easter!

With the early days of the Lenten season now upon us, perhaps, like me, you already find the prospect of so many weeks ahead until

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barren, soil


I had a love-hate relationship with my mother’s tweezers and sewing needles growing up. I always ran to my mom when I so often would

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