Category Archives: Spirituality

Is Jesus a Dirty Word??

It has been a while since I have posted anything on my blog. Life, children and general distractions took me away from what I love to do. But recently, in fact, this morning, I felt compelled to write this post. … Continue reading

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When Mary said, “YES!” Annuciation of the Lord

I was thinking of the Annunciation, a Catholic celebration of when the Angel of the Lord came to Mary and told her of His wishes to bear and birth His son.  I was thinking about how it must have been … Continue reading

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The Day Jesus Came Knocking, Short Story

I saw this picture online and thought of how many times Jesus is knocking and so many of us just don’t notice or care.  This story is not what you expect from me. Let Me In I was sitting one … Continue reading

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Barth Family attends Children’s Stations of the Cross Despite Losing Everything in Fire

On Wednesday, 3/27/13, the Barth family of Sandy Hook CT lost everything due to a fire that destroyed their home and everything they owned.  On that very same day, Shanice Barth, accepted the role as Mary, Virgin Mother of Jesus … Continue reading

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Hooray for Easter Sunday! I’m not cooking!

Happiness is not having to cook Easter dinner, and someone being nice enough to have all six of us over to eat with them. It’s funny. Not that long ago, I would be upset by the lack of organized chaos … Continue reading

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Why the Children’s Stations of the Cross in Newtown, CT?

We had the Children’s Living Stations of the Cross today at St. Rose of Lima Church in Newtown, CT at noon. I am always amazed after all the practicing, script writing and re-writing. All the setting up of music and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Washing Feet, What Will You do today?

When I first heard of our new Pope, I was sitting in the house. My 10 year came running in the house yelling, “We have a new Pope, we have a new Pope! Turn on the tv! There’s white smoke … Continue reading

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The Pied Piper of Christ, or So I think

Sometimes biting off Much more than I should Is something I do Just to avoid You It’s not what I’ve planned Or do knowingly I realize I’ve done it When You’re not close to me I’ll run a new show … Continue reading

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Explaining the Passion to Children This Holy Week

Today is the first day of Holy Week. This is the week that marks the beginning of Jesus’ walk to crucifixion and then rising to save us. I facilitate the children’s Living Stations of the Cross. We had practice today … Continue reading

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Lenten Promise, Vow of Poverty or Living Simply

Any of you know who, have been reading my blog, that I am a pretty faithful Catholic. I never judge anyone who doesn’t believe what I believe nor will I ever condemn anyone for the like. Lately, I have been … Continue reading

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