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September 30, 2018
For a Moment, Joy
It's been a bit since I wrote. My mini-Sabbatical away from the internet was not...
September 24, 2018
To the Family With the Disabled Boy in Church
I was at the 5:30 PM Mass. I was lonely and cranky, as usual,...
September 08, 2018
How I Homeschooled on a Shoestring Budget
As I mentioned earlier this week, Rose and I have finished our first year of...
July 21, 2018
Weep like Peter, Preach like Magdalene
Let's talk about Mary Magdalene. In the Eastern Church, Mary Magdalene's icon is nice...
June 22, 2018
For awhile, we were in a parish with two rival homeschool groups. One was led...
June 04, 2018
Christ is Coming to Heal the World
It has not been a good weekend. Rosie came down with a fever and the...
May 07, 2018
“The Counter-Revolution” and The Spirit of the Antichrist
Lately I was in an argument with a person who was very fond of...
April 14, 2018
Cleaning the Sticky Tack Corner
It was time to organize the Beautiful Corner. I call it the "Beautiful Corner" because...
April 07, 2018
As a Deer Longs
We still don't have a way to get to the church that's become home....
March 24, 2018
Failing and Winning at Lent
This hasn't been much of a Lent. It never is, but this one was...
February 22, 2018
Just Say Fluffy Bun
Rosie was excited to tell me what she learned in her Eastern Catholic catechism...
February 22, 2018
I caught the last bus home from Wal Mart. It was quite dark, it was...
February 11, 2018
Here Comes Lent 2018
My favorite time of year is almost here. Yes, I'm that weirdo who actually...
February 10, 2018
As The Snow
Readers of my blog sometimes tell me I'm brave, but I'm actually not. I'm...
January 23, 2018
That Bickering Body
What's on my mind, Facebook? Well, it's a little too long for a status. My...
January 17, 2018
This is the time of year that I don't sleep very much. It happens every...
January 14, 2018
Chronic Illness, Catholic Guilt and the Sunday Obligation
I haven't been to Liturgy since Christmas. I wanted to go. But with this sickness, I...
January 04, 2018
Notes on Our Lady While Sick in Bed
Apologies for the radio static, my friends. My chronic illness is apparently not Catholic and...
December 31, 2017
No, We Can’t Get Over It
Last month, I posted a guest post by a dear friend of mine, about her...
December 26, 2017
My daughter, Rosie, is well aware by now that there are different rites in...
December 02, 2017
Welcome to Advent!
Hello, Latin Catholics! Come on in, pull up a chair, help yourself to something...
November 14, 2017
Advent is Approaching
As I write this, we are six hours away from the start of Philip's Fast...
November 09, 2017
A Prayer and a Work of Mercy for the Friendship Room
Saint Philip's fast starts less than a week from today! Latin Catholics don't start Advent...
November 02, 2017
All Saints and All Souls
It wasn't All Saints' Day yesterday-- not for me, in the tradition I follow now....
October 31, 2017
Halloween Rundown 2017
Halloween is over at last, leaving us all sad until next year. Time to...
October 22, 2017
Ten Further Church Buzzwords That Ought to Be Banned
A priest by the name of Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, with whom I'm not familiar, recently...
September 02, 2017
The Rose of Sharon on the First of the Year
September First is the beginning of the Eastern Church's year. This year, it also seems...
August 24, 2017
African Christians Are Not Inferior Christians
There isn't anything non-Christian about being African.
August 24, 2017
Vocation of the Half-Baked Catholic
I shouldn't have gone to church on Sunday. No, really, I shouldn't. I was...
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