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  • Birthday of Mary

    When we celebrate the feast days of the saints, we usually celebrate the date on which they died because that is the day they were born into the ...
  • Everyday Grace: When Prayer Is Difficult

    The truth is, sometimes we just don’t feel like praying. Maybe we don’t believe that our prayers are being answered. Maybe something has h...
  • Everyday Grace: Feeling Discouraged?

    When we read about the saints, it’s easy to contrast their lives with our own, and to feel sometimes that we’re not quite rising to the oc...
  • Saint Alphonsus Liguori

    Alphonsus was born near Naples, Italy, in 1732. He was a hard working student. He received his degree in law and became a famous lawyer. A mistake he ...
  • Everyday Grace: Midsummer—and Midlife

    Midsummer is officially in June, at the summer solstice, though that is actually the start of summer. Real midsummer is now, as we’re about half...
  • Jesus Calms The Storm

    Dear Friends,What a day! I’d been with a crowd of people all afternoon. I was exhausted! My disciples and I got into a boat to cross the lake. I...
  • Everyday Grace: How to Pray When You Don’t Feel Like Praying

    There are times—when we’re lucky—when praying feels easy, and natural, and even wonderful. The truth is that while those times are u...
  • Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

    Between the years 1642 and 1649, Saint Isaac Jogues and the North American martyrs came from France. They were killed while evangelizing the Indi...
  • Everyday Grace: Loving the Unlovable

    It’s a wide world out there, filled with people who are very different from us. There are a couple of ways of dealing with our differences, rang...
  • Saint Barnabas

    Although not one of the original twelve apostles, Barnabas is called an apostle by Saint Luke in his Acts of the Apostles. This is because, like ...
  • Everyday Grace: What Spiritual Season Are You In?

    We know that seasons change, and just as natural seasons change, we can also see the changing of seasons in our lives. The book of Ecclesiastes tells ...
  • Everyday Grace: How Do I Know God Loves Me?

    Sometimes it’s easy to wonder! Things can go terribly wrong in our lives, often through events or circumstances outside of our control. The...
  • What Happened on the Road

    Dear Friends,There is a town, not far from Jerusalem, called Emmaus. On Easter Sunday, two of my friends were on their way there. They didn’t kn...
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble

    Saint Hugh was born in 1052 in France. He grew up to be tall and handsome, gentle and courteous. Although he always wanted to live for God as a m...
  • Saint Frances of Rome

    Saint Frances of Rome was born in 1384. Her parents were wealthy, but they taught Frances to be concerned about people and to live a good Christi...