Archive for August, 2014

All in God’s Time: A lesson from St. Monica

All in God’s Time: A lesson from St. Monica

I am convinced that sometimes, the saints choose us. St. Monica is another proof to me that this is true. She was the patron of the mother whose home we recently purchased. The house was dedicated to St. Monica and when we moved in an icon of her was on our wall. She is now in the center of my kitchen […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 3 comments · Liturgical Year, Prayer, Saints
Celebrating a Marriage

Celebrating a Marriage

There is something odd about making wedding crowns for my own parents and explaining to my  children why I am making crowns for their grandparents. Such is the life of a revert! My parents grew up Catholic but left the Church when they were adults so they were not married in  the Church. At my grandfathers request, I was baptized Catholic […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 5 comments · Faith, Family
The Transfiguration: View from a Mountain

The Transfiguration: View from a Mountain

“You were transfigured upon the mount, O Christ our God, and Your disciples, in so far as they could bear, beheld Your glory. Thus, when they see You crucified, they may understand Your voluntary passion, and proclaim to the world that You are truly the radiance of the Father.” (Kontakion of the Feast of the Transfiguration) The Transfiguration of Christ […]

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