I am so excited to be offering this amazing Year of Mercy giveaway of books and CDs which will inspire and encourage you to grow in the gift of mercy during this Jubilee Year.The winner of the giveaway will receive one copy of the following:101 Inspirational Stories of the Sacrament of Reconciliation compiled by Sr. Patricia… Read More


As I mentioned yesterday, my Heroic Minute was rather un-heroic.  Actually, it was a total bust. As he day wore on I found myself more and more discouraged about it. Thoughts began to enter my head that sounded something like this:Why bother trying – what does it even matter whether or not you hit the snooze… Read More


St. Augustine once famously quipped: “He who sings, prays twice.” Music is an integral part of my prayer life and a good song or lyrics can lift my heart and mind to God. As we celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy, here are some of my favorite lines about mercy from some of my favorite… Read More


The opening of the Holy Door is a traditional part of the inauguration of a Jubilee year. Check out this video of Pope Francis opening the Holy Door at St. Peter’s on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. The act of opening the door is rich… Read More


Tuesday December 8, 2015 marks the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy – which will run for a full year until its closing on the Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe: November 20, 2016. I am so excited about this year for two BIG reasons:First, my husband and I experienced a major life-altering… Read More