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…

Liturgical Living: What about Santa?

Simple answer: As far as I'm (and history is) concerned, Santa Claus was/is a real person! Therefore, I will teach my children about Santa Claus. You may be asking yourself why this is even a question. Or you may be asking yourself why would bother to teach my children about Santa. There are some people…

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…