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Oh poor rich man! You follow the commandments but ask for more. You want to please God and grow closer but your many possessions stand in the way. What stands in my way to growing closer to Christ? Matthew 19:16-22 … Continue reading
On a little vacation with many of my family….. and as I read today’s responsorial Psalm 102 tonight after a long day, I couldn’t help but think of how delighted the Lord must have been for us to be gathered … Continue reading
I’m in the front half of an “at home” retreat with a friend using the book 40 weeks by Fr. William Watson, SJ. We are in week 11. I am to write a letter to Jesus asking for his help … Continue reading
Many times I’ve heard people comment to me “busy girl” as I speak about what fills my day. Mom taught us that way. She would take on projects no matter what time of the day or night. There was always … Continue reading
Matthew 12:46-50. “whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister and mother.” What is your will Father? To love you and love my neighbor? The seasons
Today’s Gospel is compelling. See Matthew 10:34-11:1 At first glance it looks like a very dictating and demanding Jesus. I wrote about it recently (See Spreading the word) and thought about the divisional side of relationships with Christ and … Continue reading
Today in the Catholic Church we honor Saint Maria Goretti. You can read more about her here: https://mariagoretti.com/who-is-st-maria/ St. Maria Goretti forgave the man who stabbed her. She had been fighting him as he tried to rape her. How can … Continue reading