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2nd Day of Misa de Gallo: Gaudete Sunday!

Today is Gaudete Sunday! It is the Sunday of rejoicing! The liturgical color is pink yet during Misa de Gallo’s when it falls on a Gaudete Sunday, the indult prevails, and it’s white. 174 more words


Paul's Private Discourse with Felix

During Paul’s imprisonment at Caesarea, Acts 24:24-25 reads: “And after certain days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, which was a Jewess, he sent for Paul, and heard him concerning the faith in Christ.  759 more words


The Story Behind "Joy to the World"

Christmas is coming in one week! Deck the halls! To celebrate the holiday season, I want to try on a fun, new theme and investigate the history behind some beloved Christmas carols. 553 more words


Writerly Things 12/17/17

Writerly Things 12/17/17

Traci Kenworth

So, I’ve been thinking: last year I took some time off to get ready for the new year. I always like to get my house organized and in ship-shape before then. 280 more words



The story is told
How a long time ago
The God of creation
Looked down below
And said “Son, it is time Jesus
For you to bestow… 280 more words


I’m Not Catholic

I’m watching the Great American Baking show and I had a thought. Catholic priests, Fathers, are not allowed to have a family, right? I’m not Catholic so I couldn’t tell you exactly, but my understanding from my own faith (Lutheran in case you’re curious) is that they’re meant to not have the distraction of a family here on Earth. 296 more words