“He will guide us”

“He will guide us”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “You will know your vocation by the joy that it brings you. You will know. You will know when it’s right.” — Dorothy Day + “If we open our hearts to God’s plans, He will guide us. But we must be patient…. and we...
“Grace in the Present Moment”

“Grace in the Present Moment”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + As we begin a new month, here are some feast days that we can prepare for this August: St. Edith Stein (August 9th). St. Claire (August 11th). St. Jane Frances de Chantal (August 12th). St. Kolbe (August 14th). The Solemnity of...
“He is doing something new”

“He is doing something new”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “The rosary is a meditation on the life of Christ… Mary pondered the mysteries of Christ in her heart and the Rosary provides us the chance to know and love Jesus as Mary does.” — Fr. Leo + West Coast...
“An essence of the eternal in the everyday”

“An essence of the eternal in the everyday”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “Jesus likes to use parables or stories to speak to people in the Bible. He must present God’s Word in a way the people will understand since everyone has varied levels of understanding when it comes to the Word of...
Home Decor and the “Domestic Church”

Home Decor and the “Domestic Church”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “It is strange to think that our burden can be lightened by taking on something—that seems it should have the opposite effect. But God’s yoke, his way of living, creates a much lighter way of life because he is in...
Following the Liturgical Seasons

Following the Liturgical Seasons

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “There are times when Jesus heals and there are times when Jesus doesn’t. If you find yourself in that place right now, know this: He is still Lord. He is still good, He is still God and He still loves you....
“A Liturgical Lifestyle”

“A Liturgical Lifestyle”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “If Jesus is Hope, Mary is the Mother of Hope. If Jesus is Peace, Mary is the Mother of Peace…” — St. John Paul II + Here’s a recipe we’ve been really enjoying lately: Sheet Pan Spicy Sesame...
“Finding the eternal in the everyday”

“Finding the eternal in the everyday”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “When needing an answer to prayers quickly and without delay, Mother Teresa of Calcutta famously prayed a “Flying” novena. This is a simple and quick way to pray a ‘novena’ when you don’t have the full nine...
Hospitality Inspired by Mary & Elizabeth

Hospitality Inspired by Mary & Elizabeth

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “Saint John Paul II called the Eucharist the sacrament of the bridegroom and the bride. The Eucharist is a wedding feast. You walk down the aisle towards Jesus the bridegroom just like a bride walks to her groom. When the...
Home, the Domestic Church

Home, the Domestic Church

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “What matters is not to do extraordinary things, but (to do little things out of love for others). St. Therese called that “scattering flowers…” – Jacques Philippe, The Way of Trust and Love + May is the month...
“Waiting is essential to the spiritual life”

“Waiting is essential to the spiritual life”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “Waiting is essential to the spiritual life. But waiting as a disciple of Jesus is not an empty waiting. It is a waiting with a promise in our hearts that makes already present what we are waiting for. We wait during Advent for...
The Rosary: “A Treasured Family Recipe”

The Rosary: “A Treasured Family Recipe”

+ “Your yes, given years or decades ago, has to be ever reaffirmed to the Lord. This requires a daily, profound listening to the mystery of the always greater God and a daily responding to his love. Only he is able to keep the gift of vocation alive in you. Only...