In transit with Our Lady

In transit with Our Lady

When I ride the metro by myself, I like to pray the rosary. If I time it right, I can get three decades in on the train itself, and two on the walk to or from the metro station. If I don’t time it right, or start to daydream, or lose my place, I end up at work or at...
On Learning How To Respond To A Cry

On Learning How To Respond To A Cry

I haven’t been blogging a lot lately. And it’s the usual excuses. However, there’s been a topic on my mind for some time and I’m hoping others can benefit from the hours I’ve spent pondering it. I’m hoping I can benefit from getting...
Q & A with Fr. Scott – Why should I do penance?

Q & A with Fr. Scott – Why should I do penance?

We have entered into the penitential season of Lent, and it seems like everyone with keyboard and a blog is writing about how to live this time well. We all know about the traditional—and essential—penances of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. We have also heard much...
How Are We Called to Be Holy?

How Are We Called to Be Holy?

I had a crisis of faith over the past few weeks. I was not questioning any points of doctrine or doubting God and His existence, but I was doubting whether or not I, as a middle class American with so many comforts, could ever really live life of heroic virtue. The...
Movie Review: Why You Should See Paddington

Movie Review: Why You Should See Paddington

Have you been to the movies lately? Yeah. Neither had I, until this past Saturday. For a matinee it was still a small fortune with eight of us. If it hadn’t been for the generosity of a sweet sister of mine, we wouldn’t have gone. Movie going just...
This Just In: Life Is More Than a Countdown

This Just In: Life Is More Than a Countdown

There are a lot of things I’m currently counting down to. I count down the weeks until my husband comes home. I count down the weeks left of this pregnancy. I even (gulp) count down the hours until my baby’s bed time. By these habits alone, you’d...