Bells and Angelus

Yesterday we received an email from the pastor of our parish talking about hosting live events today being the Solemnity of the Annunciation. He would celebrate Mass and share it on social media. Also, the church rings the bells every day at noon to announce the time to pray the Angelus. Today the priest would […]

Many Lady’s

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. My parents and I got out our prayer to Our Lady of Lourdes that we try to say every night and we talked about the different devotions there are to different “Lady’s”, yet all being the same Mary the Mother of Jesus. As we prayed, it […]

Unique Marvel

Tonight, my mom read a quote from Pablo Casals. It read in part, ” . . . You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you. . . . And when you grow up, can you then harm another who is, like […]

Love Through a Child

I chatted with a friend today who shared an adorable picture of her granddaughter. The toddler is about 1 1/2 years old and full of energy. The photo caught an intimate moment of the little girl stretching up high on her tiptoes so she can reach the face of a Mother Mary statue to give […]

Contemplating Mary

This morning when I got in the car to go exercise, I turned on the radio which was set for Christmas music. The song, “Ave Maria” was on. It reminded me that today is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. When my parents and I read a meditation in the morning it suggested […]

Clothed With the Sun

Today, the Catholic Church celebrated the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, so my parents and I went to church this afternoon. One of the scripture readings was from Revelation.┬áThe book is about a vision that the Apostle John experienced. It describes, “A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, […]

Fatima Rosary

When we saw the Fatima statue the other night, we received a little booklet that gave details about the apparitions and some prayers. My mom read some of the booklet this afternoon and we talked about how if everyone felt their prayers could actually make a difference in this world, more people would be committed […]