When I met my husband, I wasn’t praying for love. I wasn’t praying for a boyfriend or a relationship. I was praying to draw closer to the Lord. I was at a crossroads in my life, and my prayer was simply that the Lord have His way in my life and that He turn my heart towards […]
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Posted on February 16 2018
When God calls you to greatness...have true courage. Joan of Arc is the patron saint of courage. More than bravery, her courage was that of giving herself whole-heartedly to God’s will.
Posted on February 14 2018
For two days last week we were able to offer 20 women the opportunity to slow down and learn about the meaning of Lent with Fr. Charbel. We then painted our own beautiful journal covers guided by the talented local watercolor artist Suzy Cyr.
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Posted on February 08 2018
Sometimes it's good to remember our story; to look back at where we started, how far we've come, and through it all, see God's hand at work.
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Posted on January 31 2018
Ah isn't love such a wonderful thing? I dare to say that love, by far, is the most Godlike ability and identity we have as human beings. We were created by God, who is love Himself, for love.
Posted on January 26 2018
"Icons are actually called prayers. So we're actually wearing a prayer. While I'm working, my prayer is always that the eyes will draw you into a deeper devotion..." -Vivian/Iconographer. Read more about our unique and stunning iconic blessing pieces.
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Posted on January 10 2018
In celebration of a personal milestone last year, I chose to walk a portion of the Camino de Santiago in Spain with my family. Along with my husband, our four children, a future son-in-law and daughter-in-law, and our family priest, we walked just under 100 miles in 7 days.
Posted on January 02 2018
After a much-loved and appreciated Christmas break, most of us are back at work, school and ordinary life. Let us not be quick to forget our New Year resolutions, the blessings we received from the Infant Jesus, and the hope this new year brings. If you woke up this morning a little deflated and hesitant, I […]
Posted on December 21 2017
In the weeks leading up to this week of Advent we've focused on our misery, the darkness we live in, the need for our redemption, and the desire of our hearts to be rescued by a Savior. This week, however, just as the colors of the candles on the Advent wreath, our reflections take a turn, from longing to rejoicing. Gaudete!
Posted on December 19 2017
There something about when we approach the Lord that we want to give him our best...of course we do. I want to play my best for Him. Of course you do... that's awesome. That's so great. But I'm going to invite you to do this new thing this Christmas. This Christmas don't just give God your best, I want you to give God your worst.
Posted on December 14 2017
Honestly my favorite gift for everyone is the Benedictine Blessing Bracelet because, like we hear over and over, “there’s just something about this bracelet” that makes people feel different, and they never want to take it off.