Monthly Archives: April 2010

Laudate Dominum

Today was the gathering of our Secular Franciscan fraternity of St. Irenaeus. Our meeting began with nearly thirty minutes of Eucharistic adoration. I love adoration and it’s very simple at the Mountain. Just three small candles, some incense in small … Continue reading

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My soul proclaims

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord. That short sentence is the beginning of the Magnificat and it’s what I was listening to this morning as I drove along the country roads leading from my home in Franklinville, New … Continue reading

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Special intention

I have a friend who has a Mom who needs your prayers. She’s been ill and needs healing. I’ve been praying ever since I heard. I know how much I love my Mom who is a real prayer warrior herself.  … Continue reading

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April showers

Today we’re getting some white showers. Yes, a bit of snow is in the air here in the western southern tier of New York. I’m sitting next to my pellet stove enjoying the warmth it is supplying. We are having … Continue reading

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I love

I’ve been thinking about love a lot lately and the people I love who have touched my life. Some are gone now. Each spring when the Veronica first appears in the lawns near our home and around the area I … Continue reading

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St. Anthony

Today I was able to purchase a medal of St. Anthony of Padua for my son. Devin has developed an interest in the saint since he attributes finding his lost car keys a year ago to the intercession of St. … Continue reading

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Where to begin

This year has been busy and positive. A year ago I was thinking retirement and now, well let’s say that’s no longer part of my vocabulary. I planned none of it and have just gone where the spirit has led. … Continue reading

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