Archive for March 2015

So much to pray for. Where do I begin?

So much to pray for.  Where do I begin? Do you feel that way sometimes?  I’ve been feeling like that a lot lately.  Before I left for vacation, I prayed the rosary every night so that I could actually get on the plane!  During vacation, I prayed for our safety and well-being.  When I got... Read more »

Son of Dr. Alveda King talks about his mother's abortion

Eddie Clifford Beal III, Esq., son of Dr Alveda King (Martin Luther King Jr.’s niece), talks about his mother’s abortion. Had I had an abortion, I don’t know if I would have the guts to tell my children that I killed their sibling. God bless their family and the work that they do! Please join... Read more »

Our winter vacation in New York City

My daughter and I traveled to New York City for our winter vacation.  If you read my blog, you probably read my post, My fear of flying. I really didn’t think, I could get on a plane, but I got on that plane without any fear at all, so I’d like to thank all of... Read more »

Our visit to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Our visit to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum is hard to describe. My daughter was nearly eleven years old when the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Twin Towers  happened.  She was afraid, but felt a bit disconnected.  After going to the museum, she felt a deep connection to the people and all... Read more »

Touring New York City's beautiful churches: St. Paul's Chapel

St. Paul’s Chapel is the third and final church in my series, Touring New York City’s beautiful churches.  Opening in in 1766, St. Paul survived “The Great Fire” of 1776 that destroyed over 500 structures in Manhattan, including the first Trinity Church building. During the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center twin towers in... Read more »

Touring New York City's beautiful churches: Trinity Church

Touring New York City’s beautiful churches was a wonderful experience.  Obviously there are more churches than the three my daughter and I visited, but it was still a kick to see the ones we did. While on vacation, I started reading New York: The Novel by Edward Rutherfurd.  It’s been in my Nook forever.  It... Read more »

Touring New York City's beautiful churches: St. Patrick's Cathedral

My daughter and I went to New York City on vacation.  Before our trip, she asked me where I wanted to go and the first thing out of my mouth was St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City!  This is the extension of my series Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches. When my daughter was there last summer,... Read more »

Are you tired of Lent?

Are you tired of Lent? Debbie, over at Saints 365 is definitely tired of Lent and so is Regis Martin, who appears in the video below. Since I just got back from vacation, I can’t say that I’m tired of Lent … yet.  I did remember to abstain from meat on the two Fridays I was... Read more »

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches: St. Bonaventure

Today’s entry, Touring Chicago’s beautiful churches: St. Bonaventure, is a guest post from fellow blogger, Julia G. Passamani.  Julia writes the ChicagoNow blog, Lipstick, Lollipops & Life. Historically, there are churches in Chicago every few blocks since each one was for a different ethnic group. When my husband and I moved to our now family home in... Read more »