The Day the Lord has Made

This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad. Psalm 118:24 Easter MemoriesI have beautiful memories about every Easter Sunday that I can remember. Among pretty dresses, chocolate crosses, and the best Mass of the year, I vividly remember singing the beautiful lines of Psalm 118, “This is the dayContinue reading “The Day the Lord has Made”

8 Easy Ways to Spend Holy Week at Home

“Do you realize what I have done for you?” John 13:8 Holy Week is finally here, but does it feel like Holy Week to you? It’s hard to even remember that it’s Holy Week without deciding which Mass you’ll go to, but you and your family can still celebrate Holy Week and prepare for EasterContinue reading “8 Easy Ways to Spend Holy Week at Home”

Hosanna: A Palm Sunday Reflection

The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!” Matthew 21:9 What does “Hosanna” mean?We chant “hosanna” every time we got to Mass, but what does it mean? “Hosanna” isContinue reading “Hosanna: A Palm Sunday Reflection”

This Sunday’s Gospel: March 15, 2020

John 4:5-42 Jesus came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of land that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacobโ€™s well was there. Jesus, tired from his journey, sat down there at the well. It was about noon. A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her,Continue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: March 15, 2020”

The Size of a Mustard Seed

For truly I say to you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. Matthew 17:20 Saying YesTwo years ago, I went on a life-changing mission trip to Nicaragua. This spring breakContinue reading “The Size of a Mustard Seed”

The Sign of Peace

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. John 14:27 One of my favorite parts of the Mass has always been the Sign of Peace. It’s probably because I like to be social, or because physical touch is my love language, but at it’s core, I think the beauty of the Sign ofContinue reading “The Sign of Peace”

Surrender: A Reflection on My SLS 20 Experience

Father, they are your gift to me. I wish that where I am they may also be with me, that they may see my glory that you gave me, because you loved me before the foundation of the world. John 17:24 Made for MissionIn this Bible verse, Jesus prays that we can be with Him.Continue reading “Surrender: A Reflection on My SLS 20 Experience”