I get this question – a lot: “How do you make it through a Mass with five kids?” Honey, I have no idea. I just know that God was merciful and gave me my children one at a time. We’ve played quite a bit of “live and learn.” Sometimes, we hit a homerun and Mass…

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Tuesday marks a big day in the Catholic Church.  During the Chrism Mass, every priest in our diocese renews his priestly vows and all the oils used throughout the year (baptism, confirmation and annointing of the sick) are blessed and distributed. If you have never been to this Mass, I highly recommend going.  Unless, of…

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It’s finally here – what a beautiful, peaceful Advent it’s been.  I can honestly say for the first time in a very, very long time, we have actually savored every moment of the season. Amazing what happens when you say ‘no’ to some things. We have lots of fun family traditions surrounding today, a few…

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Oh September 18, 2010 was so different than the one in ’09.  Similar in some ways, though.  At any rate, we prepped well into the wee hours of the morning getting everything ready.  What can I say, I’m a planner.  My mom is a meeting planner, so if you ever wonder where I got it from, BLAME…

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