Tag Archives: Catholic

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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Saint Mother Teresa


On Sept 4, 2016 Mother Teresa will be canonized.  Smiles all around!

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Here I Go Again


It is time to change homes once again, and I know from experience it will not be easy. Trust me – having moved from Connecticut, to Ohio, to Minnesota, and back to Ohio in under thirteen years  I have a … Continue reading

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Mass Mobs Saving Catholic Churches


If we are lucky, we will learn something new every day. Well, today I was lucky. Recently I have been doing research into the early Polish-Catholic settlers of Detroit for a series of articles. These early founders of the PolishAmerican … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Helpful Hint


My father used to say, in frustration, Jesus Christ…and not exactly in a prayer either. He would lose his keys – “Jesus Christ, who moved my keys”. Or, when we were stuck in traffic he was known to utter “Jesus … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Temptations


Everyone has some character flaw they need to work on, and since Lent is the perfect time for attempting correction, on every TUES. of Lent remember this acronym:   “Try To Understand Everyone’s Side. Left/Right, Conservative/Liberal, Wife/Husband, Parent/Child, Parent/teen, Man/Woman … take the time to truly … Continue reading

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Directive to Remember


I love this card that is going throughout the internet. It came to me via Facebook, and I cannot help but notice how the card says “He will need them back”… not that He will “want them back” or that God ” might … Continue reading

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First Friday of Lent: Happy Birthday Irene!


Woke up this morning with a severe headache, in all likelihood caused by the myriad of problems I know I have to face today.  So, at 5:30 A.M. decided to just get up and face the day.  Sipping on that first … Continue reading

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Polish Traditions Remembered


I have to be honest – being Polish AND Catholic are so intertwined with who I am that when I visited Poland with my sisters and parents in 2008 I was surprised to see churches of other faiths…and I was … Continue reading

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Christmas–Christ Makes All Saved


  The little boy in this picture leaned over and told Santa “It’s Jesus’s Birthday you know”, and the man in the red suit said “That is why He sends me to your home on His birthday – because He … Continue reading

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