Category: Prayer

Rejoice!

Salve! Today is holy to the Lord your God. Do not be sad, and do not weep; for today is holy to our Lord. Do not be saddened this day, for rejoicing in the Lord must be your strength. ~ Nehemiah 8:9, 10, Divine Office Morning Prayer, Fourth Sunday of Lent Happy Laetare Sunday! Rejoice!  ...

The Saint’s Rest

You are a pilgrim Did you know that the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) uses the words “pilgrim” and “pilgrimage” 25 times to describe Mary and the Church and their activities on earth? Dictionary.com says a “pilgrim” is “a person who journeys, especially a long distance, to some sacred place as an act of ...

Evangeline’s Story: Peace in the Desert

In December I shared the first part of Evangeline’s story with you. I told you how questions arose about my daughter’s health during the pregnancy and how she was born with a large bump on her lower back. I told you how I almost passed out in the delivery room and how I wondered what ...

Five Ways to Pray Like Jesus

In the Gospels of Matthew and Luke Jesus teaches us The Lord’s Prayer. (Matt 6:9-15; Luke 11:1-4) The words Jesus gave us are universally accepted by Christians as the perfect prayer, but if we read Matthew closely, we discover more about not only the words that Jesus taught us, but also how he prayed. In ...