Ben Hur’s visit on Christmas Eve

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This is one of my favorite Christmas stories of all times. It happened many years ago. Back when the beloved husband and I were dating we introduced each other to our family customs and traditions. For the beloved husband it … Continue reading

Springtime in the Catholic Church

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This time of year always reminds me of my First Holy Communion and Confirmation. I was raised Roman Catholic and in our area both of these events are done in the April-May time frame. At least they were when I … Continue reading

Mother Natures’ Trick or Treat

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Today is Halloween. It’s actually “All Hallows’ Eve,” the day before “All Saints’ Day” or “All Hollows’ Day” when Catholics honor the saints. The traditions surrounding “All Hallows’ Eve” or “Halloween” come from old Celtic religions which believed that the … Continue reading