The Catholic Church hasn’t been exempt from the coronavirus panic. My parish and diocese and many others have said they’ll be taking precautions like not including the sign of peace at Mass, sanitizing the holy water fonts and refilling them regularly, not using the chalice and only have communion under one species, and encouraging the … Continue reading On Holy Communion & the Coronavirus
HEY! Does anyone still visit my blog anymore? It’s been awhile. A lot has happened since I last wrote 6 months ago. In learning and doing and experiencing new things - particularly in the realms of mental health and finance - I have new inspiration to write on these two topics. On the one hand, … Continue reading Why We’re Kicking Debt to the Curb
Friday was apparently “International Women’s Day.” Social media was flooded with posts celebrating women. Even I shared a collage of some favorite Catholic women saints on Instagram, just because I liked most of the saints pictured and the witness they provide for my faith and vocation. But in retrospect, the whole thing is a little … Continue reading What about International Men’s Day?
Let me preface this by saying that obviously, I’m not a bishop. I’m not in any position of hierarchical authority in the Church. I’m a laywoman. A convert. A wife. A student of theology. But I am a devout Catholic. I love my faith and made the decision to convert five years ago because I … Continue reading What I Wish the Bishops Would Do