Thanksgiving

Our word for the body of Christ and for the celebration of that sacrament (Eucharist) comes from a Greek word that means “praise and thanksgiving.” As we prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s a good reminder that we are called to constantly give thanks for our blessings. At a time when the majority of […]

Saint/Virtue of the Month: November

Each month at Our Lady of Sorrows is dedicated to a particular saint (generally chosen from the month) and virtue (generally taken from the fruits of the Spirit—Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Corinthians 6:6, Ephesians 5:9, and 2 Peter 1:5-7). The saint and virtue are incorporated into our morning prayer, religion bulletin boards, and religion classes. This […]

Faith & Family: November

Parents exercise their love for their children by caring for their physical, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and moral needs. Concern for these needs takes much time and commitment on the part of both mother and father. (US Catholic Catechism for Adults, p. 378) For most married couples, children are a natural part of starting a new […]

Saint/Virtue of the Month: October

Each month at Our Lady of Sorrows is dedicated to a particular saint (generally chosen from the month) and virtue (generally taken from the fruits of the Spirit—Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Corinthians 6:6, Ephesians 5:9, and 2 Peter 1:5-7). The saint and virtue are incorporated into our morning prayer, religion bulletin boards, and religion classes. This […]

Faith & Family: October

Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife just as Christ is the head of the church, the body of which he is the Savior. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. "For […]

Saint/Virtue of the Month: September

In a similar vein to my last post, our school chooses one saint and one virtue each month. This is a digital reprint of the article that appears in our newsletter. Enjoy 🙂 Each month at Our Lady of Sorrows is dedicated to a particular saint (generally chosen from the month) and virtue (generally taken […]

Faith & Family (September Column)

I’m writing a small monthly column for our school newsletter. I’ll be plagiarizing (and maybe expanding/editing/commenting on) those columns for my blog 🙂 Small changes/edits will look normal. Longer edits will be demarcated for your reading pleasure. Marriage and family are ordered to the good of the spouses and to the procreation and education of […]