Tag Archives: humility

Are you being served?

Posted at Catholic Insight All through the long, harsh Canadian winter, the sounds of coughing, sneezing, and sniffling were commonplace. Viruses and bacteria sensed the vulnerability of weather-weary bodies and attacked with a vengeance, and it seemed as if the … Continue reading

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Small Success Thursday: Lessons in Humility Edition

One of my favourite websites (and not just because I blog there), Catholic Mom, has  brought back Small Success Thursday. Here’s how it works: List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, victories over the big … Continue reading

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To Wear or Not To Wear: Church Veils and Mantillas

Posted at Catholic Insight If you do an internet search for “church veil” or “mantilla”, you’ll come across many websites dedicated to wearing a piece of lace covering on your head during Holy Mass. You’ll also find many blog posts … Continue reading

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Adventures with St. Augustine – Part 3

To recap, here’s part 1 and part 2. We are about to arrive at St. Augustine’s  conversion.  Book VII thickens the plot and in Book VIII, everything comes to a breathtaking climax. Book VII opens with Augustine recalling his search … Continue reading

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Adventures With St. Augustine – Part 1

Years ago, my husband inherited my late father-in-law’s worn copy of The Confessions of St. Augustine. We stuck it high up on a bookshelf and left it there.  A couple of years ago, I took it off the bookshelf and … Continue reading

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Does A Good Shepherd Break The Legs of Wandering Sheep?

Recently, a friend told me he did some research on how shepherds teach their sheep to stop wandering away.  He read that shepherds break the legs of the straying sheep.  During the healing process, the sheep stays very close to … Continue reading

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