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“You do not know what you are asking.”

Today’s Gospel reading at Mass really struck a chord with me. I could see myself and so many other moms as the Mother in this reading. It frightened me really. Here is the part that was so powerful to me … Continue reading

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It Comes in Threes

I wish the saying “It Comes in Threes” was about the Wiseman following the North Star to pay homage to the newborn King, Jesus, rather than about death. I don’t believe in the superstition that when one person dies it’s … Continue reading

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If You Are, How Long Have you Been Catholic?

I read an article recently about a Maryland Episcopal parish becoming Catholic. It got me thinking about Catholicism and that maybe it’s on the rise and not the decline anymore. I don’t know, maybe it’s wishful thinking or wishful praying … Continue reading

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“Mom, Can you Pick Me Up?”

Can you hear me laughing? I’m laughing out loud as I type this. Just thinking about the call I received from my son makes me giggle. This is an actual conversation. It’s a conversation (lasting only 30 seconds) that I … Continue reading

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