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What Our Catholic Ancestors Can Teach Us About the Faith

My latest post from Catholic Mom is entitled, “What Our Catholic Ancestors Can Teach Us About the Faith.”

When a great uncle of mine passed away years ago, his closest family members went through his belongings, as per his wishes, and took mementos. 579 more words


My Father's Miracle


Happy Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra—Dec. 6th, 2014

My dad passed peacefully today at 3:20pm, the hour of Mercy. My brother who had been estranged from him for awhile was with him holding his hand. 737 more words

Pledge of Peace

I stir my coffee this First Saturday morning – decaf with a little pumpkin spice creamer in anticipation of fast-approaching Thanksgiving. The earthy brown color reminds me of Carmel and Our Lady’s scapular. 587 more words


My scapular

So recently I was in the adoration chapel and this elderly woman gave me a brown scapular of the Lady of Mount Carmel. If you’ve never seen one it is a brown necklace with to brown squares on either side which are supposed to be on the front and back. 415 more words



Feast of St. Peter Alcantara
Franciscan Reformer and powerful supporter of Our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus
in the Reform of Carmel (the… 159 more words

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