Did you know the Church believes that the veil separating earth from Purgatory becomes thinner and ghosts can be more readily seen at this time of year? I did... which is why it made total sense to me that my nephew claimed he saw a ghost yesterday,
Pope John Paul II is quite possibly the most popular pope in history. Catholics' love for JPII is highly apparent, as his writings and quotes continue to aspire the masses -- especially the youth! Here are five things you may not know about the only Polish pontiff. His mother’s doctor advised abortion During her pregnancy,... Continue Reading →
I don’t know why I’ve always liked the name Hedwig… it’s actually kind of a weird one. I find it intriguing, unusual and pretty all at the same time. My love for the name was then solidified by the Harry Potter books when he used the name for his beloved pet owl (who -- not... Continue Reading →
A little wisdom from the saints about how to approach difficulties within the Church. Rather appropriate in light of the recent report from the PA Grand Jury.
It’s been two years since we moved out-of-state; that means it’s been two years since I’ve been in the classroom. I definitely miss the students. I miss their humor, their questions, their wonder… and I miss our conversations -- especially conversations about their own faith experiences. This past summer, “J” and I reconnected over social... Continue Reading →
(his name is pronounced add-jah-tehr) A French nobleman, Adjutor was raised and educated in a monastery founded by a monk named Bernard of Tiron (who later becomes a saint himself). When fully grown, Adjutor followed in the footsteps of the rest of his noble family and became a knight. When Pope Urban II came to France... Continue Reading →