Urbi et Orbi Litany of Supplication – a short prayer – family style

When all 6 us of us gathered around the t.v. for the Urbi Et Orbi, we thought we were in for a 15 minute deal.  The kids squirmed and fidgeted, trying hard to keep up the reverence, thinking the actual blessing was just around the corner.  But Pope Francis was in no hurry.  And neither … More Urbi et Orbi Litany of Supplication – a short prayer – family style

New Book Coming!

We are like a barrel of monkeys over here in my house.  But, somehow in the midst of hug-fests and pent up pacing, my family gave me space to finish writing this book!  It has been on my heart for three years but in the last 3 months, I felt a burning drive to get … More New Book Coming!

Family Prayer

We pray as a family around the fireplace every so often and sometimes just as a married couple.  Since this time is not always easy, it can help to have some format.  Here’s an idea to try adapting along with your own message: Family Prayer   Song  Bless the Lord, o my soul and all … More Family Prayer

Deliver to Heaven

While trying to explain the “thees”, “thous” and “arts” of the Our Father, my daughter murmured something about a mailbox. “What did you say, Sweetie?” “Does God put us in an envelop and send us away from evil?” “Oh, right.  The Lord said, ‘deliver us from evil.’” “Yes, deliver us.   The address should say, ‘heaven’.” … More Deliver to Heaven