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“A voice cries out in the wilderness, prepare a way for the Lord!”

By Gina Sternfels We sang this song in church last weekend and that verse has been in my head since then, and it has been a gift.  Yes, a song in preparation for Christmas, but also it is an excellent line in the song to keep me focused on what matters most right now in […]

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Gifts of the Holy Spirit

By Charla Misse The “Novena to the Holy Spirit for the Seven Gifts” is the oldest of all novenas and the only novena officially prescribed by the Church. During the novena, each of the Holy Spirit’s seven gifts is pondered alone on an individual day: fear, piety, fortitude, knowledge, understanding, counsel and wisdom.

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The Lord is the stronghold of my life

By Kristy Solis When you have a child, everyone tells you how hard it is to have a baby; but no one tells you how difficult it is when your child grows and experiences this world. Life is meant to have the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Yet, the past couple of […]

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Grateful for the Best Church Ever

By Gina Sternfels Mass had just ended, and my son, Ivan, exclaimed, “This was the best church ever!” It is a true treasure for my son to have the ability to share that thought with me at the most perfect timing. I love when I hear my son say unique phases that he puts together […]

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Finding God in Nature

By Gaby Smith I love the city. I love the lighted buildings at night, the events, the restaurants, juice bars and coffee shops that are within walking distance. I love the closeness of the stores.

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