What Good is a Saint from 1535?

 Posted by on October 4, 2013
Oct 042013
 
What Good is a Saint from 1535?

Having my daughter go through Catholic education has been helping to educate me too. I wasn’t raised Catholic, so there are huge gaps in my knowledge of saints, for example. Last week, my daughter was told the story of Saint Teresa de Ávila in Sunday school, and we had a conversation about St. Teresa’s vision […]

A Love for Mary

 Posted by on January 28, 2013
Jan 282013
 
A Love for Mary

Recently I volunteered at my daughter’s Catholic nursery school and spent the day helping children and teachers with the day’s activities. My favorite time was sitting in a circle, listening to a story about hibernating bears and singing songs. There was a song that said “good morning” to God, and they genuflected before and after […]

Black Sheep

 Posted by on November 2, 2012
Nov 022012
 
Black Sheep

Last week my three-year-old started nursery school. My ex-husband chose a Catholic school nearby and I agreed that we should enroll her there. I squelched my trepidation and tried to focus on the benefits of a Catholic education. Although we had agreed to raise our daughter Catholic years before she was born, my relationship with […]