He Is Risen! Jesus Is Alive! Alleluia!Happy Easter! Jesus is alive! He is risen! Holy Week and the Easter Triduum have had new meaning for me this year. It’s been more
Easter Is a SeasonOur secular culture does not think so, but it is true. Easter is a season that spans 50 days and culminates with the celebration of Pentecost. Life is full of
Lent Can Be Full of SurprisesIt’s been an exciting Lent so far. I mean, a pope retires for the first time in 600 years. A new conclave is called. A new pope
Today we’re talking Easter crawfish and the French Quarter Fest. Easter Crawfish?What exactly do I mean by “Easter Crawfish?” Well, crawfish season and Easter coincide each year since the high point
Easter Crawfish?What exactly do I mean by “Easter Crawfish?” Well, crawfish season and Easter coincide each year since the high point of crawfish season spans the months of March, April and May.
Today is Holy Thursday. This evening the Triduum begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. I have to secretly confess that I often find myself more excited about tonight’s celebration
Mary in the Kitchen – CF114: Mercy Sakes Alive!There’s nothing like a big holiday and the promise of dinner preparations to make me run screaming from my kitchen. Seriously. I wonder at
A quick celebratory video episode here to say “Happy Easter!” He is risen! Alleluia! Today we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus in typical Louisiana fashion with boiled crawfish! This was a big production
PART IV….Then came February 27. It was a Saturday. I felt drawn to go spend time praying in the adoration chapel at my parish (which is highly unusual for me). Even though
PART III of My Lenten StoryFor years now I have felt like I was hobbling along in my faith, in my relationship with God. It’s been like this despite the fact that,
On the menu today we talk about how wonderful Lent was for us and how great it was to celebrate Easter. [Speaking of Easter, we are still in the Octave of Easter, preparing
On the menu today… Holy Week, praying privately and liturgically, St. Augustine on prayer, Sarah Reinhard on Holy Thursday, feedback, and our family Holy Thursday celebration. Don’t forget to check out St.