Sign of Hope~Eucharistic Congress Procession

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Religion | No Comments

A friend just returned from his trip to the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in the Philippines.  I had never heard of this before he told me he was going to it.  The photo above is of the Eucharistic procession from the Cebu Capitol building to Plaza Independencia.  This took place on the 5th day of […]

Calling on The Precious Blood

Posted by on Aug 30, 2015 in Prayers | No Comments

We are so blessed to have a shepherd, not only recommend this in his sermon, but have it printed in our bulletin. (To be prayed at least once a day, and in time of temptation- especially by those who struggle with habitual or repeated sins).   Heavenly Father, in the name of Jesus thy son […]

How to Watch YouTube in Safety Mode

Posted by on Dec 27, 2013 in Parenting, Religion | No Comments
How to Watch YouTube in Safety Mode

You know the drill. You sit down with your kids to watch a funny YouTube video and WHAM…something completely unrelated and inappropriate pops up in the sidebar. You hurry to cover the screen, but it’s too late.  Your little ones eyes have already taken it all in.   Then there are the comments.  You know the […]

Not Swell

Posted by on Sep 21, 2013 in Health, Religion | No Comments
Not Swell

I was at the store this evening and passed by this beverage. I had to take a double take, then shook my head as I walked away. Then I went back and took a picture of it.

Beheaded by Muslims, Nothing New

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Politics, Religion | No Comments

Yesterday we heard about a British military man being beheaded in broad daylight in London. As horrific as this is, consider for a moment being in Otrano some 600 years ago when Muslims beheaded 802 citizens because they would not renounce their Catholic faith. The beheadings were done in the view of the prisoners and […]

Prayer for a Safe Delivery

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Parenting, Prayers, Religion | No Comments

A Prayer to St. Gerard for Safe Delivery O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, enkindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of […]

Santa Lucia

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 in Prayers, Religion | No Comments

Saint Lucy   December 13, 304 Tradition tells us that Saint Lucy was born of noble, wealthy, Christian parents in Syracuse, Italy. Lucy had few memories of her father, for he died when Lucy was an infant. As a young girl, Lucy took a secret vow to consecrate her virginity to Christ. Thus her mother […]

Saint Lucy’s Wheat

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 in Prayers, Religion | No Comments

  The tradition of planting wheat on Saint Lucy’s Day (December 13) comes from Hungary, Croatia, and other European nations. Plant wheat grains in a round dish or plate of soil, then water the seeds. Place the container in a warm spot. If the planting medium is kept moist (not sopping wet), the seeds will […]

Saint Nicholas

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Prayers, Religion | No Comments

Prayer to St. Nicholas Dec. 6th Nicholas, give me the spirit of giving. Teach me that it really is more blessed to give than to receive, and that whom much has been given much will be expected. Help me to overcome my fears that if I give generously I will suffer want. Amen. HAPPY FEAST […]


Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in quotes, Religion | No Comments

I love this man! He is to me as the most loving of Grandfathers ever present to offer his comfort and loving words of wisdom… Peace is simplicity of heart, serenity of mind, tranquility of soul, the bond of love. Peace means order, harmony in our whole being; it means continual contentment springing from the […]