Joel and I have reached the half-way point in our 54-Day Rosary Novena. We have spent the past 27 days in petition; now we switch to 27 days in thanksgiving. Some random thoughts: I can’t believe we’ve gotten this far! (…yet so far to go.) Our petitions have not been answered. Actually, things seem less … [Read more…]
On May 1 our parish began a novena for those wishing to conceive. We will pray this for first nine days not only in May, but for the first nine days per month for the extended future. We are praying the Novena to St. Gerard, the patron of motherhood. If you have a heart for this issue, please join in our heavenly petition. Or perhaps you know one who might find consolation in this prayer? If so, please consider passing this along.
And we ain’t talkin’ body odor, folks These Nashville Dominican Sisters have some spunk. Have you seen their statement about President Obama’s health insurance mandate? Here’s a snippet. Health Insurance Mandate: Religious Freedom and Conscience Rights in United States Seriously Threatened The United States, from its very beginnings, has been an example of true human freedom and religious liberty … [Read more…]