Triptych of the Seven Dolors– Seven Dolors Parish, Yukon, PA That was the day I began to understand Mary a little bit more She sorrows to bring us together in heaven, to unite us with her holy Son Who is the means of salvation. She sorrows when we struggle and fail and hurt. She sorrows … Continue reading Monday with Mary, Mater Dolorosa
Pittsburgh is a beautiful city with plenty of ethnic diversity and several unique churches. Residents and visitors agree that Primanti Bros. is a mandatory stop when visiting, and that if you take in a Pirates game, you'll be treated to a pierogi race. Or, check out a Penguins game and enjoy the home team winning. … Continue reading If You Love the Catholic Church and Good Food, Pittsburgh Is Your Next Pilgrimage Destination
It's been awhile since my last post because I have been traveling this Christmas season to see family. We live almost all the way across the country from each other and visiting has been absolutely wonderful. What a perfect time to travel far to be with family, too. But, as 2018 is finally coming to … Continue reading Some Bright Spots in My 2018
Annoying Know-It-All Tracy Bradley talks about everything she knows, from book reviews to deep theological discussions to family life, and everything in between. Tune in to find out exactly what she knows and maybe even learn something new. It’s so refreshing to hear a woman speak on a variety of subjects and show off her … Continue reading 9 More Essential Podcasts for Catholic Feminists
Traditions give rhythm to life within a specific family. Much like the Liturgical calendar, holidays and traditions allow a rhythm to life. We know what to expect and when and prepare accordingly. This can be such a great comfort in a world and life that is often so unpredictable. I know every Christmas we are … Continue reading Traditions and the Rhythm of Life
Human Work as Cooperation with God "Now our work does not belong to us wholly. For even n the most personal work we use powers and strength that are given to us by God, the Creator of nature. This work does not belong to us, for its character is not only personal but social as … Continue reading This Cardinal’s 5 Secrets to Sanctifying Your Work
In Rosarium Virginis Mariae, Pope St. John Paul II proposed a new way of praying the rosary, a contemplative way. These meditations based on this way of praying are a little different than ones that may be traditionally used, but they are full of new insights and stir up the flame of love within hearts. Since … Continue reading Have You Prayed the Rosary with Sts. John Paul II and Teresa of Avila?