Author Archives: Carol Bannon

About Carol Bannon

Member of iCatholic community, Catholic Writers Guild, married with 4 children. Author of A Handshake From Heaven, a Catholic book on the Eucharist and the Handshake From Heaven Lesson Plan Book, currently available through Amazon. Also a contributor to Catholic Mom and an avid reader.

How Does Jesus See You?


I remember the first time I was asked this question: third grade, by Sister Veronica who kept a 6” ruler handy in her habits side pocket for those without a quick answer. Short? Pretty? Smart? Funny? Fifty-five years later I … Continue reading

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An American Saint


Today we celebrate the feast day of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American to be canonized a saint. St. Kateri exemplified the meaning of being true to one’s faith, being true to Jesus Christ and to His Church on … Continue reading

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Commit to the Lord


Commit your life to the Lord, and He will help you. For many it is not “Will I” but “How can I”. Continue reading

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And So It Is Written…


And the powerless will shame the powerful Continue reading

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Differences Create Beauty


God creates a world filled with a cornucopia of differences. And when each is allowed to bloom, we are all enhanced. Continue reading

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Just Thinking About Tomorrow


Just thinking about tomorrow, when civilization encourages differences, doesn’t try to ignore them. Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month  


October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Get involved. Continue reading

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Finding the ‘Kind’ in Mankind


Sometimes, when you least expect it, you hear something that causes you to pause; or, in my case made me stop and think, “Seriously? They even USE that word today”.  This happened to me when I heard the word Mankind … Continue reading

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Shared Article from AOL: Pope Francis proclaims Teresa of Calcutta a saint


http://aol.it/2cjYqnR How blessed are the poor in spirit, for they shall inherit the Earth. How blessed are we to have lived while a saint walked among us.  Blessed Saint Mother Teresa, pray for us for we are in need of … Continue reading

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Blessed Labor Day


On this Labor Day let us  remember everything we have, comes from God’s Hands.  He has entrusted us with specific gifts to be used for the good of the world.  May we remember to share them with each other every … Continue reading

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