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A Kiss from the Pope

Anyone who knows me well already knows that I’d love to have another child.  But, when I watch this video I really want to convince Ray that five is the perfect family, or perhaps just make a wee itty bitty mistake in my charting.  All so we can take a trip to Rome and maybe…

Viva il Papa!

This is the first papal conclave that I’ve really watched.  The election of Benedict XVI occurred so soon after my confirmation into the Church, that it all still seemed very foreign and strange to me… while I knew that it was important, it wasn’t personal yet. And so I was completely unprepared for the emotions…

Pope Benedict’s Resignation

The wind outside my office window is howling, and likewise the winds of change are blowing strong within the Catholic Church. Funny, when I read yesterday’s Gospel (Luke 5:1-11), where Jesus tells Simon (Peter) to put out into the deep and cast his nets, I was thinking about how Christ sometimes calls us to do what seems crazy,…

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