Tag: St. Anthony

Preparing for my second Bike the Drive 2018

This is the bike I rode last year.  It's a 24 inch Schwinn and I adore it.  Unfortunately it's really heavy and I wanted something more lightweight.
Last year, at the age of 65, I participated in the annual Bike the Drive.  I had planned to do 7 miles (out of the 30), but I surprised myself by completing 15.  I was so happy!  This year, I’m definitely more ambitious and I hope to do all 30 miles! Preparing for my second... Read more »

Praying to Saint Anthony when something is lost

Glasses, keys, jewelry ... just a few of the many things I lose!
Praying to Saint Anthony when something is lost is a Catholic tradition: Tony, Tony, look around. Something’s lost and must be found! That prayer and the more “polite” version (Dear St. Anthony please come around something is lost and it cannot be found.) was repeated over and over at our Girls Night Out. After a... Read more »

My Dependency on all Things Electronic

Lately I’ve noticed a real dependency that I have on all things electronic.  I’ve noticed this because the things that I depend on the most, were taken away! It started Saturday.  Our choir set up for Mass where we are filling in for the summer.  They have an excellent sound system … until Saturday.  Things... Read more »

Paul the Hermit & A Happy Birthday To ...

Today’s feast day belongs to Paul the Hermit (233?-345?), Macarius the Great (300?-390) and Maurus (sixth century).  Busy day, huh? Let’s talk about Paul the Hermit: Forced into hiding because of his Christian beliefs at an early age, Paul discovered that the desert gave him peace and solitude where he remained until his death.  When... Read more »