Tag Archives: Easter

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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Cross In the Clouds, St. Rose of Lima Church, Newtown, CT

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Today is Ash Wednesday. For Roman Catholics, and I’m not sure who else, it’s a pretty important day. It begins the season of Lent. Lent lasts for 40 days and ends on Easter…

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Time to Face the Truth

Pantry is bare No money in sight Trying to muster The strength to survive Mortgage not paid Three months now I think How did we get here This really is bleak If I live in each moment As I’m told … Continue reading

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Agony in the Garden, Lenten Reflection

There was an assignment at the retreat today to take a part of the Rosary and see how it is present in your life. I, obviously, wrote a poem. Agony in the Garden The tribulations I face Are but a … Continue reading

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Cross In the Clouds, St. Rose of Lima Church, Newtown, CT

Today is Ash Wednesday. For Roman Catholics, and I’m not sure who else, it’s a pretty important day. It begins the season of Lent. Lent lasts for 40 days and ends on Easter Sunday. In my house, we observe Lent … Continue reading

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