Category Archives: Catholic Commentary

not quite 24 hours ago

My brother and his family stayed with us the past couple days. Last night after all three kids were asleep (Mary, Lily, and Nathan), the four adults stayed up talking. It was getting close to the time Mark needed to … Continue reading

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IC

It’s December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception! It’s a great reminder to be thankful of the grace God bestowed on His mother, Mary. I said a rosary using an iPhone app on a long drive this morning. I … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Catholicism

Have I mentioned this book, Rediscovering Catholicism? It’s good. Our young adult group at church is doing a book study over it, and I’m enjoying what it says. I’m only through part II (almost), but the one theme that really … Continue reading

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“on a quest for happiness”

In his book Rediscover Catholicism, Matthew Kelly talks about humans quest for happiness. (I’m finally reading it. Not stopping after 50 pages, but reading it until I’m done and then maybe again!) Our new priest also talked about it in … Continue reading

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Matthew in a day

I went to a “Matthew in a Day” seminar yesterday at our parish. I’d love to do a big post over some of it, or even a small series of posts, but I never seem to sit down at a … Continue reading

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Mary’s Mary

Since today was the Feast of the Annunciation, I made the small effort to get myself and the baby to mass this morning. They always have the school mass on Fridays and it’s fun to see all the cute children. … Continue reading

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a new season

Lent begins tomorrow. I’m not entirely sure on what I’m giving up/picking up, but I’ve got some things settled on and a few more I’m mulling over. My sister shared this link on her Facebook: 101 practical fasting ideas.

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