Eel-Wrangling & Squirmy-Worm Holding in My Sunday Best!

In this season of my life, my mere presence at church, with my littles, is attendance enough. Until I can fully participate in the Mass, I will continue to fight the good fight - in My Sunday Best...

Shenanigans during Mass & My Sunday Best

Every time we sit, kneel, and stand in a Catholic Mass, there is a reason.  I have spent the past few years educating myself on the reasoning behind we do what we do at certain times, and credit a lot of that education with my ultimate decision to begin veiling last year - especially during the Consecration, … Continue reading Shenanigans during Mass & My Sunday Best

No Prayer is Wasted

"No prayer is wasted." That teaching kept coming back to me as I drafted this post on today's Feast of All Souls.  Yesterday, the Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of All Saints, and hot on its heels is today's celebration - celebrating those whose souls are in Purgatory. One of the biblical justifications of Purgatory can … Continue reading No Prayer is Wasted

I’m Becoming One of “Those” Catholic Moms!

This past week we celebrated the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  It was also a day Cardinal Burke was asking for faithful Catholics to make reparations for a planned Black Mass by satanists, and a desecration of a Marian statue following. Although it was a Feast Day, I chose to focus on the aspect … Continue reading I’m Becoming One of “Those” Catholic Moms!