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No Greater Joy

No Greater Joy

Ahhhh… finished with rehearsals for Easter Vigil! There have been two of them – one last week and one tonight.  And yes, they were long, and yes, they were bilingual, and yes, I’ve done this four times now — but still, I feel so much excitement and anticipation, and most of all –JOY– at the(…)

Ghetto Catholic

Ghetto Catholic

Finally I can announce the secret, all-consuming project that has been keeping me occupied this week.  My husband, with much encouragement from his family, has begun a blog where he can write about some of the things he has learned in his many years of ministry in the inner city.  His heart for the poor(…)

Finished!

Finished!

Jeff’s new abode is finished — but for one or two electrical matters.  Tile, paint, can lights, fan, AC, and security door!  We just need to mop the floor once more to get all the residue up, and he can move in.

Saint Edmund Campion Missal Hymnal

Saint Edmund Campion Missal Hymnal

A while ago Jeff sent me this link about a new Missal Hymnal coming out in January.  It is Part 6 in a 6 part series about the Saint Edmund Campion Missal Hymnal produced by the Corpus Christi Watershed. St. Edmund Campion Missal Hymnal Part 1 St. Edmund Campion Missal Hymnal Part 2 St. Edmund(…)

Hobbitses, Preciousss!!

Hobbitses, Preciousss!!

Thursday was the day of our LONG expected party – the premier of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey!!! For the midnight show, there were just four of us, by my mean-mom decree. Uncle Jeff would GLADLY have brought the whole family; ((BELIEVE me.  It’s what he does.)) however, since there was a big group from(…)

The other side of the New Evangelization | Fr. Z’s Blog – What Does The Prayer Really Say?

The other side of the New Evangelization | Fr. Z’s Blog – What Does The Prayer Really Say?.

In The Trenches

“Les Miz”: an extended first look

“Les Miz”: an extended first look.

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Act of Consecration to the Sacred Heart O Sacred Heart of Jesus, to Thee I consecrate and offer up my person and my life, my actions, trials, and sufferings, that my entire being may henceforth only be employed in loving, honoring and glorifying Thee. This is my irrevocable will, to belong entirely to Thee, and(…)

Hospital Day

So, mother’s surgery yesterday – not really too much of a big deal at all.  We arrived a little after 11:30, were taken to pre-op around noon, and then basically sat there till 3:00, waiting for the docs to finish with an emergency that had cropped up.  But then, after they kicked me downstairs to(…)