Mr. McFadden’s Hallowe’en by Rumer Godden

Mr. Mc Fadden’s Hallowe’en by Rumer Godden My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Mr. McFadden, would you give us each a turnip?” “What on airth would ye be da’en wi’ a neep?” “I think you know,” said Selina. “You know it’s Hallowe’en.” “Hallowe’en,” echoed Tim. His eyes were bright as he thought of it. “Never [Read More...]

The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury

The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury My rating: 5 of 5 stars It was a small town by a small river and a small lake in a small northern part of a Midwest state. There wasn’t so much wilderness around you couldn’t see the town. But on the other hand there wasn’t so much town [Read More...]

A Year With the Saints: Daily Meditations with the Holy Ones of God by Paul Thigpen

All Saints’ Day is this week with All Souls’ Day right behind it. Soon we’ll be at the beginning of a new liturgical year. What better time to settle in with a bit of spiritual guidance from the saints? Yep, that’s what I thought too. So it is my great pleasure to tell you about [Read More...]