When The Moon Hits Your Eye Like A Big Pizza Pie — That’s Lent.

I’ve always wanted to be deep, serious and mysterious. Instead I’m goofy, spacy and obvious. Don’t get me wrong, I like who I am, but it doesn’t stop me from daydreaming that someday I might be mistaken for an international spy (who just happens to be holding a 3-year-old as part of a complex disguise). […]

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Musings On Gregorian Chant

Recently I read a post which expressed a deep longing for a return to past Catholic rituals — one being Gregorian chant. I agreed and realized I had come full circle as long before I came to God, or the Catholic faith, I loved listening to Gregorian Chants. Like many other people in the 90’s […]

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Baptism — A Friendship Bracelet With God

Last night I had the privilege of listening to my eight year old daughter try to explain to her cousins what was going to happen to her sister and brother tomorrow at their baptism, “Well,” she said, “It is like making a friendship bracelet with God, you have all your beads on a string but […]

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The Bright Side of the Dark Side or The Hostess With The Mostess

I want to tell you a dark little secret of mine: about half way through the week I get excited that Sunday is coming when I get to attend Mass and eat the flesh and drink the blood… of Christ. What do you think about that morose vampire loving, all black wearing, twilight reading goths […]

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How To Learn, Make, Find, Donate and Pray The Rosary…whew!

“No one can live continually in sin and continue to say the Rosary: either they will give up sin or they will give up the Rosary” (Bishop Hugh Doyle). Thank you to another FS Reader who sent the following facebook message: “I am sending rosaries to help evangelize in prisons I made 8 rosaries so […]

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Reconciling Reconciliation and The Use of My iPhone

I am preparing to confess my sins at my second Reconciliation. This will actually be my first Reconciliation since I became Catholic. My Atheist friends seem to find “confessing” quite amusing while my Evangelical pals raise an eyebrow and shake their hands at me as if to ward off any “black magic”.  I admit, when […]

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