“For You, Jesus. . .” Novena to Blessed Chiara begins today!

Today, the novena to Blessed Chiara Badano begins, and although I don't have enough time to post at length about her (I hope to on her feast day!), I wanted to share the prayer in case anyone wanted to join me in it. This Italian girl who died at my age in 1990 has suddenly reached out to … Continue reading “For You, Jesus. . .” Novena to Blessed Chiara begins today!

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Roses

I'm back! The first draft of my book is complete (a full-blown post on that is soon to come), and I am here again, to make a (just slightly) belated tribute to my beloved Therese, whose feast we celebrated yesterday in the Old Calendar. Oh, and happy feast of St. Francis of Assisi! Please be so good as to remember … Continue reading Roses