Celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! I always get excited when March 17th rolls around and it is not just for the Irish soda bread I love or the delicious corned beef and boiled vegetables. Of course I feast on these at least once during this festive time. My excitement comes as I remember a powerful encounter […]

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Has Advent Come Early?

Our family, like so many, is embracing Christmas early. Christmas music and movies have been blasting hope, joy, and love into our home since mid October.  Advent, a time of expectant waiting and preparation for God’s intervention has been inaugurated despite the month at the top of the calendar. 2020 has provided the opportunity to […]

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New Vision for Thanksgiving

The holidays are often complicated times for many people. Time with family can bring back heartwarming memories as well as very unpleasant or downright hurtful ones. There is often a mixed bag of emotions. Sometimes loved ones are missing, other times they are with us, but suffering. It’s hard. Our hearts hurt for ourselves and […]

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