Restore Your Creation, Lord

Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in You as their Creator and guide, you may restore what You have created and keep safe what You have restored… Collect from 18th week in ordinary time Paul tells us in his letter to theContinue reading “Restore Your Creation, Lord”

Starving in a land of plenty

My husband normally serves at the masses in our parish and now, because of the shutdowns, makes his appearance in the YouTube stream of two masses each weekend. This past weekend, he began his vacation time off and sat down with me to “attend” the mass. At the beginning of this time of isolation andContinue reading “Starving in a land of plenty”

Consoling the Heart of Jesus

In August of 2017, I finished, for the second time the book, 33 Days to Merciful Love by Fr. Michael Gaitley MC. It is a journey of daily learning more and more about how St. Therese of Lisieux, through her little way, came to make her offering to Jesus as Merciful Love.She explained that Jesus’ heart isContinue reading “Consoling the Heart of Jesus”