Back to Lent and Planning Baptisms

I’ve been unwell and this has messed with my goal of perfect attendance on my prayers for this season.  I’m catching up now that I feel a bit better, and accepting that being miserably ill is a good penance for me.  We should give thanks in all things and so being miserably ill is a good time to practice being thankful even in the midst of being miserable with a head-ache that just would not quit. Meanwhile, my older daughter is planning the baptism of her first child and our first grandchild and asked if I wanted to have her … Continue reading

7th Day of Christmas: Saint Sylvester I, Pope

The Seventh Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord; Saint Sylvester I, Pope, another article: Saint Sylvester. Readings for the day: 1Jn 2:18-21; Ps 96; Jn 1:1-18 Today I would like to simply ask everyone to pray for a little boy named Sylvester.  He and his mom were waiting on the sidewalk for the light to change and a huge truck came around the corner and cutting it too short ran up on the sidewalk and now the little child is in the hospital in great pain. His mother blogs at: Our Ordinary Life  and right after … Continue reading