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Noise Reduction

By Charla Spalluto Misse Last winter, I visited my sister in New York City.  Because I expected long wait times for plane boarding and during travel, I brought prayer cards and my rosary to spend my free time in reflection.  I also had a few chances to walk the big city streets alone; each time […]

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When Family Planning Doesn’t Go as Planned

By Megan Lacourrege Many newly married couples dream of what their future families will look like. It can become disillusioning, then, when that plan doesn’t become reality. For some, that means have more children or having them spaced closer than anticipated. For others, like my family, it’s meant the opposite. Our initial family planning aspirations […]

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Trusting in the Slow Work of the Resurrection

By Charlotte Phillips   This time of quarantine brings with it a laundry list of emotions. Some days are filled with joy – the kids play nicely together, my husband and I get our work done with little interruption, and no one complains about dinner. Other days do not go as smoothly – the kids […]

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Sharing the Blessing

By Jenny Dendinger Most Holy Trinity Parish in Covington recently paired with CRC Global Solutions to distribute a truckload of food to the needy during this time of crisis. Since my sister-in-law knew we could use the help, she generously offered to go wait in line. When she pulled into my driveway, every spot in her […]

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Following Christ’s Footsteps

By Charla Spalluto Misse I was recently blessed with the opportunity to attend a prayer service with one of the Medjugorje visionaries, Ivan Dragicevic.  Following a mass, his talk, and a rosary, he experienced an apparition of Our Lady.  One of her messages to those present was to pray for vocations.

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To the Moms and Dads of the Class of 2020

By Sarah McDonald This year has been full of the unexpected. Words like, unreal, surreal, tragic, heartbreaking have swirled around in my head as ways to describe this time of “stay-at-home.” In my home, I am blessed to find happiness and grace even amidst the inevitable emotional breakdowns of my five little people who miss […]

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God’s Creativity

By Mary Bruno One of my favorite things about God’s creation is the incredible array of colors he has given us. Stepping outside during different seasons gives us a front row view of thousands of hues and vibrancies that are pleasing to both the eye and the spirit. The diversity and beauty of God’s creativity […]

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Hour of Divine Mercy

By Charla Spalluto Misse Being together at home with our families during this unprecedented time of social distancing gives us many chances to pray together as a family. As before, our family prays together each morning and night and before all meals.  Among many distractions, however, it can be difficult to come together to pray […]

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Unshakable Faith

By Kristy Solis As we continue this journey through this pandemic, today marks approximately 60 days of shelter in place for our family.  During this time, we have learned as a family that it is important to pause, to reflect, to have faith and to keep moving forward. I challenge you to stop and think, […]

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Before the Petals Fall

By Ana Borden Like most mornings, I woke up to make my very early cup of coffee to start my day. But on this particular morning, I found myself staring at a single white rose I had pulled away from the remaining dozen the night before. It had been sagging more than the others, so […]

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Love Thy Neighbor

By Ty Salvant How well do you love your neighbor? Are you willing to miss an important event for the good of others? For the past 8 years, our family has been enjoying Endymion with a friend who lives near the parade route. If you haven’t experienced a parade from that vantage point, it should […]

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