Category Archives: Service

Taking Up The Cross

They pressed into service a passer-by, Simon, a Cyrenian, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross. ~ Mark 15:21 As they were going out, they met a Cyrenian named Simon; … Continue reading

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Feast Day: Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Blessed Mother Teresa was beatified on October 19, 2003. She was an icon of selfless care for the poor, sick, hungry and needy of the world throughout her life. At the age of 18, she committed to a life of … Continue reading

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Washing of Feet: Story from a Retreatant

This story comes from Haley, a participant (and the keynote speaker!) from the first Denver LOL Retreat. Sunday night, when my two boys (ages 7 & 9) and I got home from a night time walk on the beach, their … Continue reading

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Reflection: My Saul Moment

Today, I am thinking back on the experience that was the first Ladies of Our Lady retreat, just this past weekend, and I am in awe. It brings to mind a story from scripture: Now Saul, still breathing murderous threats … Continue reading

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Feast Day: St. Joan of the Cross

St. Joan of the Cross, canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1982, was not always saint-like. She was, in fact, a bit of a scrooge. She was born in 1666 in Anjou, France and worked for everything she had … Continue reading

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