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Zombies and Evangelization

I don’t really like zombies. That said, I find myself reading about them at a rate that’s…well, it’s strange, especially considering that I don’t really like them (or the genre they’re usually in). Recently, I reviewed a zombie novel and…

Seasons Change - Church Year

As the Seasons Change: The Church Year

As a south Florida resident for over twenty five years the change of seasons passes me by with little notice.  This past week I was in New York and Connecticut and I remember how much I loved fall: the leaves,…

The Blind Man Speaks Up

Readings for October 28, 2012: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time There were hundreds in the crowd that day at Jericho.  No doubt all of them had needs, many of them urgent.  But this Sunday’s gospel tells us that apparently only…

Diary of a Miracle

Tuesday October 9, 2012: I guess I had to ‘bite the bullet.’ I could no longer put off my car repairs. My car has been running rough for a while and in an attempt to save the inevitable pain of…

10 Ways to Share Your Faith with Your Children

As a Catholic, my faith permeates all of what I do. As a Catholic mother, I want to pass my faith on to my children. How do Catholic parents keep our children in our faith? 1. Go to Mass. Seems…

Now and at the Hour of Our Death: Agony, Holy Water, Consolation

Now and at the Hour of Our Death: Agony, Holy Water, Consolation

The elderly next door neighbor was in the hospital, dying, and my friend Janine had volunteered to babysit the great-grandson. “I’ve never seen anything so terrible,” the boy’s mom, Kara, had confided, distraught, when she came to the house one…

7 Qualities of a New Evangelist

I’ve been watching a lot of Word on Fire videos lately. I’ve been a fan of Father Robert Barron for quite a while, but now you can officially categorize me as a fangirl. I’m going to have t-shirts made and…

Language Barriers in Evangelization

Archbishop Fulton Sheen famously said: “There are not even 100 people in this country who hate the Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they think the Catholic Church to be.” Where do they come from, these things…

Better than the News

Better Than the News

Oh yeah. Jesus has a wife, oh yeah. {Shrugs shoulders.} Definitely, Ephesians chapter 5, and Revelations chapter 19, yeah yeah… Ooooooooooohhhhhhhh! {Chuckles} Oh… Oh… {Widens eyes} You’re serious then? You mean to say Jesus has a wife, not in the…

Lucky Job

It seems all to easy to claim camaraderie with Job. I even had a friend who would weep openly at all his troubles and tell me that only thing that gave him comfort was when he thought about Job and…