Pope Francis’s Witness Symbolized in an Image

Seven differences that Pope Francis has made  in one public  appearance are in keeping with this man’s lifestyle. This image is also a visual symbol for this pope’s message to the world. Pope Francis has a special vocation to witness to social issues. this is not to demean Pope Benedict , who taught with deep wisdom;…… Continue reading Pope Francis’s Witness Symbolized in an Image

Oct. 13: Pope Francis Consecrates the World to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

 painting by_mysamsara Why has he chosen October 13? October 13 was the final day of our Lady’s apparitions to the three children of Fatima, a day on which the extraordinary “Miracle of the Sun” took place with 70,000 witnesses.  As you may recall, Mary revealed to the three children that one of the reasons she came…… Continue reading Oct. 13: Pope Francis Consecrates the World to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Criticism of Pope Francis? Seriously?

This post is written in response to an article (The Head-Slapping Criticism of Pope Francis) written by Stacy Trasancos in the Catholic Free Press. In it she reminds the Body of Christ to stop publicly slapping the Head of the Church. The criticism coming from the self-identified “loyal opposition” Catholics in the media who feel obliged to fraternally…… Continue reading Criticism of Pope Francis? Seriously?

7QT Friday

I have had someone in the Catholic School System for 29 years.!!! That’s right with nine kids, 15 years apart, the oldest started junior kindergarten 29 years ago! Tomorrow is the last day of exams for my  daughter who is in grade 12. It is hard to believe that it is the end of grade school…… Continue reading 7QT Friday

Atheists: Made in God’s Image?

Pope Francis has been in office for just over 100 days. Nearly every day this charismatic man delights us with his actions and words, filling our hearts with hope, hope for the magisterium of the Church, hope for all Catholics but most of all hope for our modern world. His very countenance radiates authenticity, kindness,…… Continue reading Atheists: Made in God’s Image?

7 Quick Takes Friday

1. I realize that most people will be talking about the Pope but I just cannot hold back.  I LOVE POPE FRANCIS I; every time I think of him I start to smile, not a weak smile but one that grows wider and wider till joy reaches my heart and makes my eyes sparkle. Why?…… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes Friday

A True Servant

All Christians should rejoice today. Why?  I think this Pope Francis I will touch ordinary people and make a difference. In Argentina, he takes the bus to work, visits the slums and has refused the luxuries that came with his appointment as cardinal; he lives simply. Those who know him say that he is shy,…… Continue reading A True Servant