April 25th, 2016

Coming Very Soon … My New Book!

I am excited to share with you the cover of my newest book, due out (very!) soon from Beacon Publishing.

I just got the final cover last week, and I have to say: I love it. I think the color is perfect, and I really love that there is not an image beyond the type on the cover. I think cover images can sometimes be confusing or limiting or

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October 21st, 2012

Kateri’s Special Day

September 26th, 2012

I place my trust in Thee

If it weren’t for 4:00 am, I might have only a superficial relationship with Jesus.

When I find myself awake at 4:00 am, though, I take a deep a breath and wait for the anxiety to begin. Though I am not generally an anxious person, at that hour, anxiety never does disappoint. It rushes to fill the silence inside my head. It says things like:

“That deadline! How are

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June 25th, 2012

Finding Forgiveness

How could I have not heard this song before today? I felt the need to share it here because it has such a powerfully beautiful message. We all need a tough shove toward forgiveness sometimes, even when it seems like an impossible unfair thing to have to do. God knows that. But it’s because He loves us that He tells us to forgive anyway.


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June 21st, 2011

Please Pray With Me

Today we received the sad news of the death of my sister’s mother-in-law, Marlene Froula (addressed in this post over 5 years ago) and the death of my parents’ pastor, Fr. Martin Kelly of St. Patrick’s Parish in Nashua, NH.

Please join me in praying for the repose of the souls of these faithful servants of God.

Eternal rest, grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine

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May 14th, 2011

Gabby’s Special Day

Anima Christi Soul of Christ, sanctify me Body of Christ, save me Blood of Christ, inebriate me Water from the side of Christ, wash me Passion of Christ, strengthen me O good Jesus, hear me Within Thy wounds hide me Suffer me not to be separated from Thee From the malicious enemy defend me In the hour of my death call me And bid me come unto Thee That

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April 13th, 2011

Get Clean

A stunning video, illustrating the power of confession, made by students at John Paul the Great Catholic University, as an entry in the i-confess.com contest sponsored by the Archdiocese of New York.

October 28th, 2010

God Bless Our Priests

HT: Margaret Cabaniss