The Anchoress, in a lengthy (and excellent) post on class and class warfare, brings up something interesting about “honoring the poor” by stripping churches of the beautiful art and expensive chalices and ciboria: I have a cousin who is a priest. He has worked in some absolute hellholes and he’s also rubbed elbows with the…

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Beauty Everywhere

Someone pointed out Regina Doman’s blog, which I like very much because of the way she highlights the hidden beauty in her home. I started looking for beauty in my home, too. I was making a dish that required “stoplight peppers” and noticed how very pretty the tops were when I cut them off.

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Hooray!

Hubby comes home tonight! I’m so happy! His plane will land around 11 p.m., so that means I’ve only got 5 1/2 hours before I can do this:

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I have added maternity shirts to my shop! This white one has a message on the back, as well. There are also coffee mugs and bumper stickers with this same message. Thanks in advance for browsing my shop.

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Oooh! Carnies!

I haven’t remembered to post the links lately, but this week’s Catholic Carnival is up and running! Take a spin on the midway rides with your Mom this weekend. [photo credit: © St. Mary Magdalen’s CommunityFest 2006] (I actually used to live very close to that parish, and my own parish was once a mission…

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Justification

There’s been a lot of discussion (to put it in the best light possible) about the conversion of Dr. Francis Beckwith, and I haven’t really got a lot to say about it. I’m happy that another person has come home to the Church that was founded by Christ, but everything else is really his (and…

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Converts from Islam

I was wondering about saints to whom I could go for intercessory prayer in relation to Muslims converting to Christianity. So I did a search at the Patron Saint site (very helpful site, you know). These are the saints I came up with. *Saint Flora of Cordoba: Memorial 24 November Profile Born to Muslim parents.…

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