Tag: martyrs

REAL Valentines For Today

It’s Saint Valentine’s Day and it seems all the world is cranking out paper hearts, love notes and frantically placing last-minute dinner reservations. Pinterest is awash in red and pink. Poor St. Valentine. What would he think of all this? First, his feast day is moved off the Church’s calendar. Second, his title of ‘Saint’ Read More

Lent is Penitential

I really struggle with Lent. This is one of those unfortunate years that I can’t use the ‘I’m nursing/pregnant’ excuse to skip out. The previous Lents in which I’ve attempted to go ‘hard core’ and give up something like soda or snacking between meals or sweets have usually ended with me devouring at least half Read More