Like the rest of my fellow Catholics in the Diocese of Buffalo, New York, my heart has a continual, aching heaviness. In these terrible but
An idea keeps coming to my mind and heart of something akin to a “Lay Dry Mass.” This liturgy would be offered for times when
O Lord, we are so easily deceived still into expecting from you a kingdom governed according to the laws of this world. Keep our eyes
It may be spring according to the calendar, but here in Western New York, next to the giant cooler that is the frozen Great Lakes,
The closing movement of the Morning Prayer for Sunday, February 10th, 2019, in Magnificat magazine read: Father, you have called us to serve you in
Previously I have written that for several years the Lord has placed a vague but efficacious prayer in my heart: Reveal. Whenever confusion reigns in a
There is a lot being written and produced about the “end times” these days. As Catholics we believe and profess that Jesus is coming again,
Last month we moved to a much smaller home. In preparing for this move I felt a deep need to pare down and simplify, even
Five hundred years ago, the Roman Catholic Church was going through an incredible time of corruption and holiness, shame and glory, evil and good. It
Anyone who has been living the Christian life for a while has their habits and devotions, which are used as aids along the way.
Praying the rosary is a devotional practice by which the faithful meditate on the mysteries of the lives of Jesus and Mary. In purposefully slowing
Living in this fallen world we all desire, deep in our hearts, to help, to heal, to restore what has been lost since leaving Eden.
As a wife and mother, I have several little routines which have become touchstones through the days, weeks and years. They are practices that are
Jesus sent out these twelve instructing them, … “Go … to the lost sheep … As you go, make this proclamation: ‘The kingdom of heaven