PART 1: Recent Church Scandal

PART 1: Recent Church Scandal

My dear friends, After hearing the recent news about the abuse scandals within the Catholic church my heart sunk deep within my chest. My sunken heart broke open to hear of this tragedy and I wept. I cry for these men found guilty who abused their vows, turned away from Christ’s teachings, and rejected His [...]

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Love Begins at Home

Love Begins at Home

My dear friends, Why name this blog, “Love Begins at Home?” Well, there are a many reasons that this phrase would be a fitting title for this blog. You may have heard this phrase said before by the great St. Mother Teresa, which is where I first discovered it myself. "Love begins at home" is [...]

Let the Children Come to Me, Do Not Hinder Them: Mass and Adoration with Children

Let the Children Come to Me, Do Not Hinder Them: Mass and Adoration with Children

My dear friends, "Know also that you will probably gain more by praying fifteen minutes before the Blessed Sacrament than by all the other spiritual exercises of the day. True, Our Lord hears our prayers anywhere, for He has made the promise, 'Ask, and you shall receive,' but He has revealed to His servants that [...]

Blowing Little Kisses

Blowing Little Kisses

My dear friends, Gianna is a bundle of joy! Each day she brings a smile to my face and usually makes me laugh. Sometimes I laugh so hard that I cannot breathe! Today was no exception as she made me smile the entire day. Recently Gianna learned how to blow kisses and it absolutely melts [...]

The Virgin Mother Longed for Him: Reflections on my Pregnancy with Gianna

The Virgin Mother Longed for Him: Reflections on my Pregnancy with Gianna

My dear friends, It seems that recently many close friends in my life are either currently pregnant or have recently welcomed their newest little one into the world. What a gift it is to have friends who are open to life and to see the fruitfulness of faithful Catholic marriages! Each time that I hear [...]

PART 2: How Adam and I Met – Stir Not Up Nor Awaken Love Until It Please

PART 2: How Adam and I Met – Stir Not Up Nor Awaken Love Until It Please

Read Part 1 here! My dear friends, After my conversion God took me on a wild journey. Over the course of the next two years God brought me to the place where I would meet my future spouse. Never did I imagine that I would end up there, but the Holy Spirit's promptings will bring [...]