Enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus in our family

For a parent, there is nothing more humbling than understanding that God has entrusted us with the care of his precious little ones. Nothing...

Being Fully Human: Humility

The greatest thing you can learn is just to love and be loved in return. - Moulin Rouge It’s Thursday night—a holiday. You and your...

Moving Days

As my family travels, we meet quite a few people who ask us things like, “Where is your favorite place to go?” (I have...

Reaction

In the past week, there has been a lot of rough weather. The worst of it, or at least the worst that has gotten...

Who Am I?

A few weeks ago on my birthday, a bunch of friends and I got together for drinks and excess amounts of various desserts. The...

Our imperfect family rosary

When I was growing up, my immature self believed that the family rosary was something that had to be endured. Through no fault of...

Life is a battlefield

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. - Martin Luther King Jr. In his recent homily, Pope Francis...

Necessary Magic

Several years ago, when I was working on a community theatre project, I overheard two little girls having a conversation about wishes. They were...

Who tells you what to do?

My friend blogged the other day about how her boys, when allowed to have whatever they want for breakfast on their birthday, choose cereal....

Honouring our mothers and fathers

He gently leads his dad down the aisle. Mass is about to begin and he knows it will take a few minutes to get...