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Posted on August 02 2020
Posted on July 31 2020
Today as we celebrate St. Ignatius of Loyola, I am jumping up and down with joy!!! I love this Saint! It is because of him that I had the opportunity to dive deep into our faith and truly FALL IN LOVE WITH GOD!!! St Ignatius thank you for your spiritual exercises! They changed my life… I had to write you a letter in gratitude:
Dear St Ignatius Loyola
Posted on May 26 2020
Posted on July 11 2019
WHO IS SAINT BENEDICT? “And let them first pray together, that so they may associate in peace.” –St. Benedict Benedict of Nursia was born into a wealthy family around 480 AD. After studying in Rome, unnerved by the worldly events of the time and watching his fellow students fritter their lives away, Benedict fled the […]
Posted on October 10 2018
Introducing Wake Up and Pray Meditation Bracelets Morning Meditation Use these 10 gemstones and Benedictine Cross to guide you during your meditation. Run your finger along each gem and begin a conversation with God. Offer God: Your day. Your prayer. Your works. Your joy. Your suffering. Ask God for His: Love, Wisdom, Peace, Protection, Hope. Pause […]
Posted on September 20 2018
Posted on July 03 2018
Many years ago, when I was trying to come up with a name for my production company, without missing a beat my mother said, “Call it St. Amos.” Neither of us knew that there was a real saint by that name—we just thought it sounded cool. Well, not only was St. Amos cool, he […]
Posted on April 16 2018
Posted on April 09 2018
We are one world woven together through love and prayer. As you wear this bracelet, you join the victory of women rising above poverty and having their dignity restored, changing their world one bracelet at a time. Beaded in Cambodia, woven in Medjugorje…worn worldwide. BEADING // Senhoa Foundation in Cambodia Thank you for your purchase. […]
Posted on April 06 2018
Fr. Michael Gaitley, a member of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception, describes mercy as, “.love’s second name.” It’s a particular kind of love, a particular mode of love when it encounters suffering, poverty, brokenness, and sin. Divine Mercy is when God’s love meets us and helps us in the midst of our suffering and […]
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.
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 05 2017
Advent, which began on Sunday, is the beginning of the new year in the church. The word itself means coming. The Advent wreath is a beautiful opportunity for prayer as the candles are lit, especially together with the family. "The family that prays together..."
Posted on September 26 2017
When was the last time a certain song played over the radio and it was like you were instantaneously transported back to a specific time or place in your life? ...The ringing of bells makes us stop and listen, if only for a moment, and it tells us that God is present very near, within ear shot.
Posted on June 08 2017
He is with you right now. In fact, He never stops thinking about you: You really matter to Him.
This is the heart of Jesus Christ’s revolutionary message. But today’s world is so noisy, so disoriented, so crazy that His message is getting lost.
The two colors of this bracelet represent how God has woven us together, and how our prayers keep us connected to Him and to each other.