Advent

With Awe and Anticipation

Growing up, I am blessed to say that I was given a beautiful gift of understanding anticipation. My mom seemed to truly come into herself during advent season. Each day had purpose and though we had little, what we had seemed ample and even brimming desiring to be shared. Handcrafted ornaments and embroidery projects, while… Continue reading With Awe and Anticipation

Radio

An Engaging Faith: 11/30-12/4

You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST. Enter To Win a Copy of Spiritually Able by David and Mercedes Rizzo (Loyola Press), River of Grace by Susan Bailey (Ave Maria Press) or God With Us by Greg Wolfe (Paraclete Press), Drawing runs 11/20-12/ 4 Click to enter.. David and Mercedes Rizzo of Spiritually Able ,… Continue reading An Engaging Faith: 11/30-12/4

Community, Sisterhood

Worth Revisiting: Spiritual Sisterhood

While not an old post, this week I have been giving a lot of thought to the gift of spiritual sisterhood. When I consider all that I am thankful for I cannot help but include all of those women in my life that continually uplift, guide, pray for and challenge me each day. They inspire… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Spiritual Sisterhood

Media, Review

Pope Francis: “Wake Up!” Album Review

Winner: Sara Babbs In Wake Up!, a soon to be released Vatican approved pop-rock Latin  infused compilation, we encounter Pope Francis’ words in a new but charismatic way. With songs produced and directed by Father Giulio Neroni, we are beckoned to listen attentively to Francis’ homilies and prayers spoken in Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese.… Continue reading Pope Francis: “Wake Up!” Album Review

Radio

An Engaging Faith:11/23-11/27

You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST. This week I am thankful for..the gift of friendship, my vocation, and the invitation to serve! John and Terri Bosio join us to discuss how to truly enrich our marriages,  Ed Ensley with how to Love your Neighbor:Praying Your… Continue reading An Engaging Faith:11/23-11/27

Discernment, Embracing the Ordinary

Worth Revisiting: Fill My Cup Till

It’s Worth Revisiting Wednesday! A place where you can come and bring a past & treasured post to share, and link-up with fellow bloggers! Co-Hosted with Allison Gingras at Reconciled To You. What a privilege it is to carry the prayer intentions of those God has placed in our path! Pulled out of our own… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Fill My Cup Till

Dialogue, Evangelization, Unity

Will They Know Us By Our Love?

Over the last few weeks since Pope Francis’ departure, there has been a noticeable divisiveness within the world of Catholic social media. From Ross Douthat’s letter of critique of Pope Francis in the New York Times, to the response of theologians, priests, and Douthat again- we see firsthand a visible polarization. Yet, disagreement and dialogue in and… Continue reading Will They Know Us By Our Love?

Contemplation & Dialogue, Radio

An Engaging Faith: 11/16-11/20

You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST. Enter To Win a Copy of Befriending Silence: Discovering the Gifts of Cistercian Spirituality by Carl McColman (Ave Maria Press),  Drawing runs 11/16-11/22 Click to enter.. Finding God within, and encountering the world without! Carl McColman of Befriending Silence:Discovering the… Continue reading An Engaging Faith: 11/16-11/20

Ignatian Spirituality

Worth Revisiting: Examen-ing Motion

Our lives can be so busy and overwhelming at times. Saturated with appointments and dotted with to do's we may wonder when we will get the chance to come up for air. Yet, finding time to breathe- to prayerfully invite the Holy Spirit into the craziness of life is exactly the antidote needed! St. Ignatius… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Examen-ing Motion

Contemplation, Saints, Teresa of Avila

A Doorway Into Our Souls: Praying with Teresa of Avila Part IV

What is it to experience a mystical union with God and is this only reserved for a select few? No, as Teresa would be the first to point out, this unity and grace is available to each of us as fruits of our baptism. Yet, do we have the temperament and conditioning to sit and… Continue reading A Doorway Into Our Souls: Praying with Teresa of Avila Part IV