Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated the first Sunday after Easter. It is a special day to reflect on the ever-flowing merciful love of God. Over 80 years ago, an image was painted in an attempt to illustrate God’s mercy. Here are 5 interesting questions and answers about this beautiful Divine Mercy artwork. Continue reading
Happy Birthday Everyone!
OK, for the small percentage of people who are actually born today (May 31st) this happy birthday wish might make sense, but the rest of you might be wondering about this joyful greeting. Today we celebrate the feast of Pentecost, also known as the birthday of the Church – not the church building – but the people who are the Church.
Christ promised his disciples that he would send the Holy Spirit to help them after he ascended into heaven, and on Pentecost, the birthday of the Church, they were granted the gifts of the Holy Spirit. These “birthday gifts” from the Holy Spirit were pretty amazing! Continue reading
When I became a young adult and moved away from home, a visit back to spend time with my parents was a favorite trip of mine. The unconditional love I received along with the yummy homemade food made it hard to leave. I yearned to stay longer and would often delay my parting. Continue reading
Happy Easter everyone! Happy, happy Easter!!
I know what you are thinking. Easter was over seven weeks ago, why in the world are you wishing us Happy Easter? Well, for Catholics, Easter is not just a single day, but a whole season. Fifty days in fact. Continue reading
Holy Week officially started this Sunday with the glorious palm branch entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and will end with the passion, death and then resurrection of our Lord on Easter Sunday. Leading up to Holy Week, I felt called to focus on two things. The words Holy and Weak. No, that was not a typo. I do mean weak, not week. Continue reading