Category Archives: Catholic


OK, I’ll admit it, I really have nothing to blog about, but I wanted to post something on 1-1-11. Someone remind me 11-11-11 will also be a cool date to put a “mark” on hopefully that day I will have … Continue reading

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Turning Points

Many weeks ago, I was approached, by email, to review a new Catholic book.  I was reluctant.  I wasn’t uncomfortable committing to read the book, I was uncomfortable committing to post a review.  Months before I was approached with a similar request … Continue reading

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Waining Summer

This morning as I look out my school room window all seems so quiet, so peaceful, so slow moving.  The cows are gently moving as they adjust their weight to grab a mouthful of grass from a little further away. … Continue reading

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Have you ever worked very hard pouring out your heart, your soul, your guts yet nothing, nada, it all fell on deaf ears, it was all for naught?  That is how I feel right now not to mention exhausted, cranky, and … Continue reading

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Joshua serves the Lord!

This morning Joshua served the Lord at Mass for the first time.  I did not want to be a distraction nor did I want to forget the important part (being at Mass to learn about, be with, and receive Jesus … Continue reading

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Real Freedom Through the Church

A friend and I, both reverts (cradle catholics come home after having left the faith), were talking about the Church,our faith, and how free we feel since we have come back to the Catholic Church.  We laughed at how outsiders … Continue reading

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Joshua receives Jesus

May 16th, 2010 at St. Madeliene’s Catholic Church during the 11:30am Mass, Joshua received Jesus Christ, Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity.  Wow!!!  My little boy was so excited. This year my friend, Christine, volunteered to teach the First Communion Class … Continue reading

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Overdue post

Tuesday kicked off my favorite week of the year, Holy Week.  Tuesday night the brilliant, Deacon Zmuda presented for us the Passover Meal.  We enjoyed learning, tasting, and seeing the many very Catholic symbols throughout the mini-meal.  We finished with a potluck … Continue reading

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You Saw What?

I should begin with an explanation.  Our family is in the practice of praying every time we pass a cemetery for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory especially those that have been laid to rest in the specific cemetery we are passing.  We had been praying “Oh … Continue reading

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Uniforms :-)

One of the things I would have loved about parochial Catholic school is the uniforms.  Yes, I know I can buy them at the uniform store in town, but have you priced them?!?  Not exactly cheep.  Not to mention we do not … Continue reading

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