Thanksgiving embodies the idyllic family feast, at least for us here in America. Our literature, movies, television shows, and commercials (!) all pick up the theme: Thanksgiving is for family. Even our statistical data
I pray for the dead. Yes, it’s a Catholic thing, but I think even if I wasn’t Catholic I’d still pray for the dead. I have a natural pull to
There is a house in New Orleans they call the Skeleton House. I can’t say that it’s been the ruin of any poor boys, but it has been known to draw
The summer heat in south Louisiana can be oppressive. It’s not like the dry heat of southern California or Arizona. No. It’s a heat with teeth … and a fiery humid tongue
In November 1971 Carly Simon released her second studio album, which was titled Anticipation. The title track of that album soared to number 3 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart, and the following
Yes, Mardi Gras is over for this year. We are now in the 3rd week of Lent. But that’s kinda the point of this article I want to share with you today.
Halloween 2017 is over. True. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get a treat out of reading lessons learned from the Halloweens of yesteryear. Oh, and if you click the link
[September kicked off a new endeavor for me… a monthly column in Catholic Digest [http://www.catholicdigest.com/family/savoring-sundays/learning-savor-sundays/] Magazine [http://www.catholicdigest.com/family/savoring-sundays/learning-savor-sundays/] called Savoring [http://www.
I shared this recipe this morning on the Wake Up! [http://www.catholiccommunityradio.org/]show on Catholic Community Radio [http://www.catholiccommunityradio.org/]. It’s not my recipe. I just happened to come
“Behold the Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world…” If you are a regular Mass-goer, the words above should sound familiar to you. At the beginning of the Communion
Do you see the common thread in these scenarios? 1) A cocktail hour before a business dinner. 2) The home-cooked meal that Mom whipped up in between the after-school pick-up line and soccer
Dr. Gregory Bottaro [http://catholicpsych.com/] of the Catholic Psych Institute [http://catholicpsych.com/] joins me today to talk about Catholic Mindfulness [http://catholicmindfulness.teachable.com/p/catholic-mindfulness/?affcode=76310_02ppxb5m] and a