16 Mar 2012
Reminder from Rorate Coeli: the prayer for getting a Plenary Indulgence on Friday’s during Lent. To be prayed before an image of the Crucified Jesus Christ after communion....read more
17 Jan 2012
I received a call from my Mom yesterday, and my Dad’s health has taken a downturn. My flight to Michigan leaves at 7am. I’ll be with my Mom and Dad until the end, so I’m not sure how many weeks I’ll be up there. Your prayers are gratefully appreciated!...read more
02 Jan 2012
One of my favorite songs…and my appreciation to Kenneth Branagh for bringing Shakespeare to life in so many films.
Non nobis domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam!...read more
27 Oct 2011
He did some treatments and is now enjoying time at home with my Mum…managing his pain and having good and bad days. Dad is offering up his suffering for a special intention, so he asks for prayers that he can suffer well. He has also asked for prayers for my Mum. Isn’t that so thoughtful of him? He’s so concerned about everyone around him and not for himself. I LOVE MY DAD!!!...read more
01 Sep 2011
“Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away: as it hath pleased the Lord so is it done: blessed be the name of the Lord.” (Jobe 1:21)
Well, we know that Dad has Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC). What we didn’t know was that it was in his lymph and his bones as well as his lungs. (His PET and MRI tomorrow will tell us more.) That “cancer spread” shortens his life-expectancy greatly–down to a few months, actually.
But the good thing about Cancer is … Read the rest...read more