Epiphany in Rome

  A year ago today, Val, Ashley, and I attended mass with Pope Francis in Rome.  It was a chilly morning, but standing in line for over an hour didn’t bother me in the least.  Our seats were about in the middle of St. Peter’s Basilica and as we prayed a rosary before mass, I … More Epiphany in Rome

Mary, Mother of God

Today, we look into the manger scene and see that the shepherds arrived and found Mary and Joseph, holding their newborn.  Soon, the shepherds were telling everyone what they saw and all were amazed.  Mary listened to what was said and held every word close to her heart, just as she did when Gabriel first … More Mary, Mother of God

Keep on praying!

What is the difference between praying and losing your faith?  If we don’t pray, it’s like we have given up.  By being persistent in prayer, we are demonstrating our faith in God and putting our trust in His timing of answering our prayers.  If we give up on praying, we give up on hope.  We … More Keep on praying!