Monthly Archives: May 2013


One of Benedict’s influences on me was an increased interest in Eucharistic Adoration.  I used to hate adoration as a child.  I went to Catholic school and first friday always brought adoration and Benediction.  I found it boring.  Then, adoration … Continue reading

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This week we saw death and destruction as well as miracles in Oklahoma.  I once lived in tornado country but not near Oklahoma.  I never experienced one while I was in the Midwest but I did when I moved out … Continue reading

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Graduation Season

It is graduation season again.  This time of year always upsets my timelines!  Last week, an extended family member graduated from a college in Ohio – quite a ways to get to.   Another is graduating this weekend but it is … Continue reading

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Begging for the Church

It is my understanding that the former convent in which Benedict now resides housed contemplative orders who prayed for the Holy Father and the Church.  Different orders were commissioned for several years to do so.  I think it is reasonable … Continue reading

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