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Marian Saturdays~Our Lady of Laus

Situated in Dauphiné, in southern France at the foot of the Alps, just southeast of Gap, is the vale of Laus. Its name means lake in the local dialect as there once was one at the bottom of the basin. 6,319 more words


O Happy Exchange 

It is written: “Give and it shall be given unto you.” To take Blessed Alan’s illustration of this: “Supposing each day I give you one hundred and fifty diamonds, even if you were my enemy, would you not forgive me? 651 more words


Then Sings My Soul

Several years ago, I was driving through Utah on my way to a family reunion.  Having never been in the state, I was awestruck by the beauty and the majesty of the landscape.   871 more words

The Three Virgins 

Three devout virgins, by the advice of
their confessor, recited one year, for forty days, the whole Rosary, as a preparation for the feast
of the purification of Mary. 446 more words


Autumn Leaves and Letting Go....

It’s a beautiful morning in the neighborhood. I love hearing the crunch of autumn leaves beneath my feet as I walk The Poodle. He is lagging behind until he sees his best four-legged buddy, Miss Nica.  736 more words


Marian Saturdays~Madonna of Mount Berico 

Vicenza, Italy 1426 and 1428

The Sanctuary of Mount Berico is located high above the city of Vicenza and provides a sweeping view of distant valleys, cities, farmlands, and the majestic Alps. 1,185 more words