End of summer, joys, disappointments, and now elections

Here we are on the brink of the traditional end of summer – Labor Day. Dawn and I have been very blessed to be able to kick off summer on Memorial Day weekend at Mass with Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square as a part of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Italy to[…]

Halfway point of Advent

Halfway point of Advent This past Sunday traditionally marks the halfway point of Advent, it is known as “Gaudete Sunday.” We wore rose colored vestments at Mass, and we lit the pink candle on the Advent wreath. This was to set a joyful tone for the expectation of the Lords birth and Second Coming and[…]