Holy Week Ideas from the NCRegister

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in blog

Looking for ideas to kick up your Holy Week devotion? Enjoy this selection from the National Catholic Register, a service of EWTN. This article has so many great ideas–it reminds me of pinterest.com for your spiritual life! National Catholic Register on Making the Most of Holy Week Perhaps Lent 2012 went well for us, a profound time of confronting weaknesses out of love for the Lord. Or maybe it went rather poorly, and in fact was kind of forgotten in all the busyness...

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Were Our Hearts Not Burning?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in blog

This past Saturday, Jason and I were blessed to spend the morning with the catechists and ministry leaders of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of  Central, LA, and St. Louis, King of France, Catholic Church of Baton Rouge, LA.  We spent the morning walking through Luke 24, the Road to Emmaus. Topics covered included Understanding Scripture and The Eucharist as the Source and Summit of the Christian Life. Like the disciples on the Road to Emmaus, we asked the Lord to...

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Ever Ancient, Ever New… Ever-Awesome!!

Posted by on Mar 28, 2011 in blog

Last Saturday Jason and I spent an incredibly awesome day with 3500+ of our closest friends at Abbey Youth Festival 2011!!  Our exhibition booth proved to be very popular as it offered lots of cool FREE STUFF like stickers, buttons, and candy.  Check out pics from the event here.  Hundreds of participants registered to win a Free Keynote Address for their parish or a Free Source and Summit Ministry dot Com T-shirt.  [Winners will be contacted this week via phone or email.] ...

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Posted by on Jan 10, 2011 in blog

For the last several years one my New Year’s resolutions is always to increase the amount of silence in my life, and every year it is an incredible challenge!! But it looks like I’m not alone. I recently started reading The Challenge of Silence by Anselm Grun, O.S.B. And in honor of my resolution I’m going to be silent and let his words speak to you: St. Benedict commits his monks to silence so that they may be less apt to sin. But if we take a closer look at monastic...

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IN HIS IMAGE: St. Aloysius Fall Retreat 2010

Posted by on Sep 9, 2010 in blog

Long time no blog…  Jason and I have both had major life changes in the last year (more on this later…), but it is awesome to be back in the swing of things!  We were blessed to spend Labor Day with the St. Aloysius High School Youth Group.  With over 125 people in attendance, this year’s Fall Retreat centered on the fundamental teaching that we are made in God’s image.  All were challenged to not only recognize the dignity of others but to live their lives in a way which...

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