Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the “Express Novena” by John Young

…I was also extremely blessed to meet Mother Teresa on several occasions. On one occasion, I had the opportunity to repair her rosary, which had broken in two. Presumably from so much use. On another occasion I was able to sit alone with her in the chapel for about 15 minutes. We conversed about my vocation and … Continued

We’re All Dry Bones

After the death and resurrection, the Apostles, the men who walked with Jesuss, were afraid and locked themselves in the Upper Room. I cannot help but think this is where most of us are in our spiritual lives. The Apostles were not meant to stay here. We are not meant to stay here. What occurred … Continued

“Check in” with Jesus at Eucharistic Adoration

“It is a wonderful way for people to take time out to pray for the needs of the world, the church, families and parish communities.” It is remarkable to wonder about the tremendous part of Jesus he left us from his time here on Earth, the Eucharist.  Pope Francis, Archbishop Schnurr, other bishops and many … Continued

Christy’s Corner: All Saints Holy Day Mass Schedule

We know everyone lives busy lives and holy days take a little more planning for you to attend. All Saints Day is November 1st,  next Wednesday, and  is a Holy Day of Obligation. All Saint Holy Day All Saints’ Day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained … Continued

Sweetest Day, this year October 21st, had its origins in simple service to others

Comments about Sweetest Day, or for that matter Valentine’s Day and sometimes even Christmas, are often times about their commercialization. Hallmark Holidays some people call them. Yet, we know their origins could mean so much more. The holiday that has the obvious connection to our Catholic roots is Christmas. We are constantly being reminded that … Continued

Tim’s Topics: Gift of Time

Everyone’s time is limited, so giving up your time for something “new” can be a real sacrifice. It can be overwhelming sometimes just to find time to be with those you care for most. to be a good steward of time, though, requires you to decide what is important and make time for your priorities. … Continued