Kim Roberts Category

Engaged

By Kim Roberts So, my first-born, eldest daughter became engaged on Good Friday. While she has been out of college for three years and working and supporting herself as a graphic designer for some time now, I can’t help but think of her as my little girl.

Read More

Graduation Day is Special Time to Reflect

By Kim Roberts The month of May is synonymous with graduations – from high school and college. I can’t help but reflect on the graduations of my two older children from high school and college and the emotions that went along with those milestones.

Read More

Addiction in the Family

By Kim Roberts Addiction. Just saying the word brings me to my knees. How can a family survive addiction, of any kind, at any age? When a family member is suffering from an addiction, it affects everyone in the family, not just the addict.

Read More

Prayer in School

By Kim Roberts Our society is constantly being bombarded by news both on the television and through social media. We have more information about what is going on in our country than ever before. We can see first-hand the battle for morality and ethics in our society is being played out right before our eyes.

Read More

Pray the Rosary Like You Mean It

By Kim Roberts In January, I accompanied my daughter and other CYO members on a trip down the highway to participate in the March for Life held in Baton Rouge. We rode the bus with parishioners from our church.

Read More

Adult Children and Mass

By Kim Roberts My husband and I have raised all of our children in the Catholic faith since birth. They were baptized, received their first Communion and were confirmed in the church. They attended catholic schools, were members of the CYO, served as altar servers and eucharistic ministers and truly lived their faith every day.

Read More

Small Miracles Mean So Much

By Kim Roberts A few years back, our parish church was a stop for the relics of St. Padre Pio. I found out about it, by chance, but – with our family’s hectic schedule – I didn’t think for one minute I would be able to make it for the viewing.

Read More

Catholic Education – A Gift

By Kim Roberts Most parents that choose to educate their children in Catholic school quickly realize that it comes with a price tag – especially if you have more than one child. We knew we wanted our children to receive a Catholic education from the minute they were born, and, back in the 1990’s, the […]

Read More

I Am Related to an Italian Saint

By Kim Roberts Our family recently discovered that we have a saint in the family. On my mother’s side, my great, great aunt Anna Francesca Boscardin was canonized as St. Maria Bertilla Boscardin in 1961 and is the patron saint of rejection. What I have learned from my aunt’s life is relevant today.

Read More

Cyberbullying is Big Issue

By Kim Roberts Being parents to three children, my husband and I have tried to protect them from those that would harm them. We talked to them about not taking to strangers, the importance of the buddy system, trusting their instincts, good and bad touch and practicing the golden rule.

Read More