God Only Knows

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”  ― Corrie ten Boom It’s the last day for Jennifer Fulwiler’s 7 for 7 Challenge, and I was stumped when it came to a topic today. Until I went to Mass, that is. It’s been less than a year since I wrote about our…

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Gifts I Don’t Deserve

We try to read the Scripture for Mass before we arrive at church. Sometimes this means we’re on the way in the car when it happens, which is what happened this past Sunday. But usually we at least look it over so that Mass isn’t the first time we encounter the readings. It gives you…

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Accusing Myself

This past Sunday was Palm Sunday, sometimes also called Passion Sunday. At Mass, we read the Passion according to Saint Luke (Luke 22:14-23:56). When I was a girl, I both loved and dreaded Palm Sunday. I loved having palms, getting them blessed, and hearing the Passion read from the Gospel. But at the same time,…

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Busy Holy Spirit

Barb’s post on Baptism reminded me that I wanted to mention how busy the Holy Spirit was at our parish yesterday. We had a Baptism at 9:00 Mass with two First Communions, plus another child received First Commuion at another Mass over the weekend. It was really awesome, too! Only thing missing was Confirmation, and…

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I ♥ the Easter Vigil

The Easter Vigil is my FAVORITE Mass of the year! And it is the central Mass of the year, as well. I’ve been told that the early Church believed that Christ would return in Glory at the Easter Vigil Mass, so they would spend the entire night (sunset to sunrise) in prayer, reading Scripture (our…

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