A strange phenomenon happened to me recently. When praying the rosary, I became disappointed if the day called for meditation on the Glorious Mysteries. The stories of Jesus’ early life (Joyful Mysteries,) those of his ministry (Luminous Mysteries,) and those of his passion and death (Sorrowful Mysteries,) felt relatable while the Glorious Mysteries seemed to apply less to my day-to-day existence. But I was getting it all wrong. The Resurrection is what it’s all about. Th
Can any liturgy compare to the Triduum liturgies? Participating in Mass and services on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Vigil transports us to a supernatural plane. Experiencing the washing of the feet, kissing the wood of the cross, and seeing the slow spread of candlelight; it all leads us to reflect deeply on the mysteries of Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection as if we were there. Throughout the years, these moments have led me to imagine myself somewhere
When I'm not wife-ing, mom-ing, or youth minister-ing, I enjoy writing. This blog is filled with my reflections on faith, culture, and the pursuit of holiness in the midst of everyday life.