Question!

Should I have had my mantilla blessed? I’ve been thinking about it since I got notice that Little Girl’s mantilla should be arriving in about a week. (shhh…she doesn’t know yet!) Leave a comment if you’ve got ideas on it.

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Bleg!

I saw a post somewhere … I can’t recall where, or I’d go there myself! … that said there is a catalog that summarizes monastery offerings.  I buy coffee from the wonderful monks in Wisconsin, and I’d like to do more of the same.   If you know of a website or a paper catalog that summarizes…

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The Onion

What’s up with The Onion lately? EVERY story is about homosexuals. The language (especially on Sundays) is bad enough, but this is ridiculous. I’m about ready to drop my subscription and get it off my sidebar. Scrappleface has news spoofs, too, but without the language or obsession with homosexuals. Please browse my eBay items. Thank…

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Etiquette Question for Holy Thursday

I have a question about what is appropriate to do at Holy Thursday Mass. When everyone gets up and washes each other’s feet, with an invitation to every single parishioner to have their feet washed as well as do the washing for others, what should our family do? Do we participate at all? Do we…

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Information, Please!

Last year, some clever Catholic blogger gave a history of the ties between Groundhog Day (the day, not the movie) and Candlemas (also known as the Dedication of Our Lord, 40 days after His birth). I’d love to share that information with my girls, but I don’t recall who wrote it! If you know of…

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Help! *Caveat Added*

I was an Independent Business Owner under Amway/Quixtar for years. For longer than I’ve been married. For various reasons, we did not renew and don’t plan to. But now I’m in a quandry. I have used nothing but Amway laundry products for more than 15 years, and now that I’ll not be buying those any…

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Jesse Tree Bleg

I am wondering how wrapping up the Jesse Tree works when you have such a short fourth week of Advent. If your family does the Jesse Tree, could you let me know how to handle this last week, which has one Sunday reading and then just Christmas Eve? Do I just skip those readings and…

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