Monthly Archives: February 2012

“…Now at length the sword had passed.”

 Alas, I am once again posting just moments before midnight. For those of you who may be concerned with my lack of shut-eye, don’t be – God supplies the vigor of youth to make up for lost hours of sleep. … Continue reading

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“Have mercy on me, O God, in Your kindness. In your compassion blot out my offense….”

Today’s post will be kind of short; I am posting in between classes.     So another Ash Wednesday has come and gone, initiating Lent, the liturgical season of penitence, prayer and fasting. Now I have to admit that I … Continue reading

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“O Queen of Heaven, defend the newly consecrated Princes of the Church.”

 Today is truly a great day of rejoicing for the whole  Church. We officially have 22 new cardinals, and two of them are from the United States. Our beloved Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Edwin F. O’Brien, grand … Continue reading

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“Immaculate Mary, your praises we sing”

 Hello everyone; today, we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. In 1858, Our Lady appeared in the Grotto at Massabieille to the young French maiden – Bernadette Soubirous. “I am the Immaculate Conception:” this is how “the Beautiful Lady” … Continue reading

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Admirable Men of the Cloth and Collar – Fr. Michael Berry of the Heart of Jesus, O.C.D

 When I started this blog, I did so with the intent of sharing my developing vocation story and pointing out admirable men of the cloth and collar who have responded with a dedicated yes.  I put up my vocation story … Continue reading

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“O Most Pure Mother, show us your Son.”

 Alas, the life of a student blogger. I have a beautiful topic in mind – Thursday’s Feast of Candlemas – and an equally strong desire to post. And then it happens, the clock strikes 10:00 P.M. Like an overused computer, … Continue reading

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