A Socially Distanced Mass

It’s been about two months since our family has been able to attend public Mass at our parish. While I am thankful that we were able to “attend” many virtual Masses during these quarantine weeks, I must say that I am not necessarily sad to see this whole virtual Mass go. Virtual Mass with two…

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Setting Spiritual Resolutions

Happy New Year! I always enjoy bringing in another year because it means another year of goals, gratitude, and growth. Sometimes a new year is the perfect time for a fresh start in relationships, finances, and spirituality. I understand that some individuals don’t like the term “resolution” and that’s okay. Personally I don’t mind the…

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Liturgical Living: Advent

Advent is upon us! Since Ordinary Time has come to a close and Advent is here, we have decided to be intentional about preparing for Advent so that we can better explain our Faith and our History to our sons. This will also help us prepare ourselves, as parents, for the birth our Savior on…

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Reluctant Prayer Hands

Every night before dinner, our family says the Grace Before Meals prayer. Our two boys have caught on pretty quickly. Our three-year-old, Vincent, also says a prayer at his pre-school before eating so he’s gotten used to the whole “we pray before we eat” thing. Our youngest, Rey, is about 18 months old right now…

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Different Gifts

Most of you may know that I spend about half of my week working as a Registered Dental Hygienist.  I get told on a daily basis, “oh I could never do what you do!” “Oh I could never be in people’s mouths!” “Oh I couldn’t do blood, or spit! Nope!”  I get this even when…

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