Lenten Inspiration: The Angelic Voices of the Benedictine Sisters

Lent is approaching; and if you're like me, you really do try during Lent to find more time for prayer, more opportunities for quiet reflection, more impetus to draw nearer to Christ.This year, I have an idea:  I've been listening to Lent at Ephesus, the third and most recent CD from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles.  I had it in my car; but for me (at least this year), the driving-in-the-snow-and-potholes thing hasn't worked very well—the road noise has distracted from the sis … [Read more...]

Playing Martha to My Husband’s Mary

My husband and I went in two different directions today.He, a deacon, has been helping out in the last week before our new pastor arrives, so he preached at two Masses this morning.  He helped a kindly but somewhat befuddled visiting priest, hugged a newborn baby, talked to a hundred or so souls and wished them a happy holiday.I cleaned the house.I had attended the vigil mass yesterday, so I had fulfilled my obligation.  And we have company coming this week, so there was much to d … [Read more...]


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