May
12
2017

The Centennial of Our Lady of Fatima 1917 – 2017

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

A reflection on the 100th anniversary of the first appearance by Our Lady in Fatima.

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Apr
3
2017

The Gift of Faith

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

A reflection on one meaning of this season of Lent.

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Dec
17
2016

Prayer Always Helps

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

"The sincerity of opening our hearts, making an effort to eliminate the secular world from our minds, and to give the Lord our full attention, is very important."

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Dec
14
2016

Please….NO MORE HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Seasons

"When God sent His Son to be born on Christmas Day, I doubt He ever expected the frenzy that consumerism would bring with the celebration of this event."

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Sep
28
2016

About Forgiveness

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

"This Year of Mercy has offered many opportunities for us to dwell on the Mercy of God. We go to confession, receive absolution, and feel cleansed within our souls. Regular confession, at least every month, is a precious gift from God through our priests."

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May
21
2016

Helpmates of God

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

"Most of us jump out of bed, into the shower, and play catch up for the first hour, so that we are not late for work, or a meeting, or daily Mass. But just imagine if we really tuned in to the Holy Spirit, and took our daily agenda from that inner voice that speaks to us whenever we pause to listen."

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Apr
4
2016

A Vision for Tomorrow

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

This year, the Feast of the Annunciation was moved from Holy Week to today - April 4. Today's post looks at what this feast day could mean to our world.

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Mar
7
2016

Lenten Stillness

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Seasons

This season of Lent - as we celebrate a Jubilee Year of Mercy - provides an opportunity for people to feel welcome to return to the practice of their faith.

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Jan
16
2016

A Time of New Hope

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Daily Lives

It is said that many of us think of winter as a time of doom and gloom. Today's posting shows us that it doesn't have to be that way.

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Nov
26
2015

The Dawn of a New Day

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

"We all need a reason to get out of bed each morning. For young parents, the sound of their youngsters awake in their cribs is all the motivation they need. For the middle aged, hopefully, it is a career that they continue to enjoy. Then there are those in my age category; the seventh decade brigade who are retired and still very active."

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