Devotions

For the Priests

For the Priests

You are a priest forever, in the line of Melchizedek. // Psalm 110:4b For the priest who baptized me into the Catholic Church, let us pray to the Lord. For...
January 18, 2023
Read the Daily Bread

Read the Daily Bread

“Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.” // Matthew 4:4b Last year, I experienced what felt like a...
March 08, 2022
Lamplight to Guide Us

Lamplight to Guide Us

“A lamp to my feet is your word, a light to my path.” // Psalm 119:105 It happens most years by late January: I feel the darkness of the winter...
January 27, 2022
Receive His Tender Love

Receive His Tender Love

Last summer felt like a whirlwind. After months of navigating the wildly hot housing market in our area, the Lord blessed us with an accepted offer on our first house....
October 14, 2021
His Gentle Promise

His Gentle Promise

Though I’ve never had a piece of land to call my own, I have grown to love gardening. In recent years, my apartment balcony container garden has been such a...
June 16, 2021
A Prayer for Abiding Unity

A Prayer for Abiding Unity

Take a deep breath, I think as I try to regain some peace after realizing my friend and I are simply not on the same page about something. My spirit...
May 20, 2021
Seek Him, Today and Every Day

Seek Him, Today and Every Day

Happy Easter, dear sister. Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed. Alleluia! What a privilege for us to proclaim this Good News today from where we stand in history. I...
April 04, 2021
Little and Big Yeses

Little and Big Yeses

I have a confession to make: my relationship with Mary has never been as great as I would like it to be. I think part of the reason for my...
March 25, 2021
Timing All Wrong, Trust All Right

Timing All Wrong, Trust All Right

Like most married couples, my husband and I have had our share of highs and lows, particularly in our practice of Natural Family Planning. We are in a perpetual state...
February 28, 2021
He Loved Us First

He Loved Us First

I loved my son from the blessed moment I found out he was within my womb. Through each day of my pregnancy, his first breaths in my arms, those sacred...
January 07, 2021
Was It the Worst?

Was It the Worst?

Well, sisters, we made it. It’s the last day of 2020. What. A. Year. Can I get an amen? For better or for worse, 2020 was a year filled to...
December 31, 2020
Great Banquet Invite

Great Banquet Invite

Ping ping! Hearing the familiar sound, I tapped the screen of my phone to see a message from a respected friend: “How can I be praying for you?” I paused...
November 03, 2020