Month: June 2012

Lord Have Mercy

Last Thursday myself and 9 others embarked on a pilgrimage to…Canada! What’s in Canada you ask? Well this: and this: But mostly this: However before heading up to our northern neighbors, our first stop was in Stockbridge, MA at The Shrine of the Divine Mercy.   This was one of my favorite parts of the…

Well That Was Easy

Sorry I’ve been missing for a while readers!  Last week I went on a (driving) pilgrimage to the Divine Mercy Shrine in Stockbridge, MA, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Notre Dame, and St. Ann’s Shrine in Montreal, the Shrine of the North American Martyrs and the Shrine of Kateri Tekakwitha in NY.  This four-day trip was filled…

This Is My Body Given Up for You

Happy Solemnity of Corpus Christi!  Today we celebrate the source and summit of our faith – the Eucharist.  And I’m just going to turn to St. Francis to describe this most holy sacrament: “Let everyone be struck with fear, let the whole world tremble, and let the heavens exult when Christ, the Son of the…

Saying "I do" to Christ – Will You?

A few posts ago I touched upon the spousal love between God and His Church.  Over and over, marriage imagery is used in the Bible to describe the covenant between God and His people.  I didn’t understand why this was until I watched this video: And here is the song he is referring to: Wow.…

The Cyber-Body of Christ

Sometimes computers are frustrating(ok most of the time), but right now I am loving the miraculous internet.  As Christians we believe that we are all connected by being part of the mystical body of Christ.  The internet can help make that connection tangible.  Whether its stalking Catholic blogs(my new hobby) or geeking out over pictures…

No Pants O'Clock!

A while ago I mentioned the Garden of Eden in The Power to Serve as God’s original vision for humanity.  Well I was listening to Pandora the other day and this song came on: When the first light brightened the dark Before the breaking of the human heart There was You and there was me Innocence…

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