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Loss

Lead Me Closer to You

I read Fr. Allen Morris’s blog Living Eucharist last night and it touched me in a deep way. Check out Fr Allen Morris: Living Eucharist 01/09/2016 In sharing this Sunday’s responsorial, Psalm 103, Fr. Morris says, “The responsorial Psalm for Sunday, the Baptism… Continue Reading →

All Souls Day

Visited my mom’s grave yesterday.  May she rest in peace.    #souls, #peace, #wisdom   

Faith of My Mother

The year after my mother died, I returned to the Church after a long absence. Because I was cynical about all things religious, I never had a serious talk with mom about her faith. I will always regret that. In… Continue Reading →

Mystery of Faith

My mother collapsed at her 75th birthday party and died the next day. From the emptiness of loss, I eventually learned what it means to be whole. I had nothing to support me in the darkest days of grief because… Continue Reading →

Something Lost

I lost something very personal and precious to me at church last week. It was a polka-dotted zippered pouch that contained my Magnificat, some prayer cards and pamphlets, and a small leatherette copy of the Book of Catholic Prayers. Days later, I… Continue Reading →

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