March 2019 – Liturgical Living

Keeping it short and sweet this month... with Lent starting, lots of liturgical living will be taking place everyday! Besides those added sacrifices and prayers, we'll be adding these simple celebrations to our March calendar

January 2019 – Liturgical Living

My 2019 New Year's Resolution is to live liturgically. Not just going through the motions, but intentionally planning things that go along with the liturgical calendar. It's something that I had slowly started to do at haphazard moments in 2018. Ideas for activities, outings, and meals would simply pop into my head at random. Then unexpectedly, my mom gave me Kendra Tierney's new book, The Catholic All Year Compendium...

Desi Sees a Ghost

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,

Reflections of a Mom-to-Be on Mother’s Day

With my belly growing rounder, my little one’s kicks growing stronger and my nerves and excitement exchanging places with each other multiple times daily, I can’t help but think of a homily I heard from a wonderful priest years ago while I was still a student on campus at Franciscan. Father talked about how mothers are like Christ in a way that fathers never can be…

Lenten Pancakes (with Protein)

As a child, I was filled with excitement everytime my mom would announce that we were having breakfast for dinner. It didn't matter if it was eggs, pancakes, or waffles, breakfast food always felt like a special treat. As an adult, not much has changed - and the added bonus? It's so easy and cheap to make!

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