The Agony

March 10, 2017

A few years ago I offered a college women’s book study based on Dr. Ted Sri’s work The New Rosary in Scripture. I supplemented Sri’s delightful introduction to the mysteries of the rosary with the Venerable Fulton Sheen’s Life of Christ. The combination was life-changing for several of the young women in my group. For the next 5 Fridays, I invite you to join me in taking a deeper look…


Through a Mother’s Eyes

March 3, 2017

  The silence of Lent can be deafening. The pressure and privilege to strip it all away… to do more with less… to suffer in small, secret sacrifices… The season is striking. An intentional time of retreat, of penance, of desert-living. Its austerity is both alluring and alarming. Lent reminds us both of what we truly can do without during the year and the quiet, solitude, and stillness we have…


Do you pray the Rosary? You should!

January 19, 2017

These days, I don’t do much driving, and so I listen to the radio very, very rarely. But in the last few weeks, it seems any time I happen to be in the car long enough to turn on Catholic radio, I’ve inevitably heard somebody talking about the 100th anniversary of Fatima, which Catholics will celebrate this year.  For those not keen to the Fatima story, in 1917, in a small…