Tag Archives: Catholic


I have to share with you how delighted I am with my new rosary. For several years I have been pondering and waiting for the right time (ie. when I had enough money) to purchase […]

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Signed and Sealed

August brought the most eagerly awaited event of the past 3 years. On the 18th of the month, the Church welcomed Natalie Gianna Cecilia, Xavier Ninian Gregory, and Jordan Benedict William as children of God […]

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2018 Christmas

Ah, Christmas! No matter how scattered and ill prepared I am due to dealing with one sick child after another after another, we still manage to have a beautiful and memorable time together. Slowly but […]

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Sunday Story

A True Story I have often been blessed to be able to bring lots of kids (other than my biological ones) to Church with me. A while back, I brought six, plus an older brother, […]

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Water is Thicker Than Blood

In my experience, families are messy. There are fights, sacrifices, insults, kindnesses, and estrangements. Family can be a great asset in leading its own to Christ, and it can be a great barrier. No family […]

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Mission San Xavier del Bac – March 2016

We saved the best of our site seeing for Vicki’s last day in town, and zipped down to Tuscon on Friday morning to visit the beautiful historic site of the Mission San Xavier del Bac. […]

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Back to School

If you spend any time on Instagram or Facebook, doubtless you have been flooded with hundreds of back-to-school posts-n-pics from friends who are proud parents of children pre-school aged and up. It’s an interesting phenomenon […]

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Fear of the Lord is Wisdom

I was 44 years old when we entered into full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. I grew up in a home steeped in bible study and scripture reading; but I was never once exposed […]

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