Articles Tagged ‘St. Michael the Archangel’

Charlie Charlie: A wake-up call for sobriety

St. Michael the Archangel

When I was a teenager in the early seventies, an older cousin introduced me to the Ouija Board. At first, I thought we were just playing a harmless game. Amidst giggles and whispers we would ask silly questions: Does the cute boy like me? Will I have lots of money? While we lightly placed our hands on the planchette, it would answer our questions by pointing to letters of the alphabet or sliding over "yes" or "no." Initially, there was ... (Continue reading)

The Pope Francis effect (or why I’m having a tough time)

I have a confession. I'm having a tough time adjusting to Pope Francis. I admit that I'm a Pope Benedict XVI fan girl and I'm still getting over Pape Bene's understandable departure. It's like when your best friend moves far away and no matter how hard you try, you can't help but compare all your other friends to him. Or when you're at an extended family gathering and both your grandads are there and even though you respect both of them, ... (Continue reading)

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