A giveaway of the great OUR SISTERS THE SAINTS, by Colleen Carroll Campbell, along with five things I love about a saint from the book.
A few weeks ago on Facebook, one of my friends shared that he entrusts cancer patients to Blessed Chiara Luce Badano. I already dedicated my “Light the Night” walk to St. Peregrine, who’s the official patron of cancer, but I couldn’t help but look up Blessed Chiara. After reading about her, I’ve decided she’s on […]
I’m always a little scared, lately, when I agree to read something that is either biography or memoir. Though they can be well-done (and often are), they can also represent a genre that, well, sends me packing and screaming and launching a book across the room. I was unable, though, to turn down the chance […]
We salute the saints on November 1, but that doesn’t have to be the end of our involvement with them. Try one of these ideas to keep your November saint-filled. Ah, November. It’s almost the season, and I can already feel myself getting the pre-game jitters. Soon I will be shopping and buying and planning […]
The saints have long been a special love of mine. It’s just SO COOL to have a group of heroes and mentors and real-life people who are already in heaven. They weren’t perfect, either. They were a colorful, often crusty bunch. As I’ve been reflecting on the importance of praying for others, I realized that […]
— 1 — Good news! I’m going to be attending the Behold Conference in East Peoria, IL, on March 10! It’s quite a line-up going on over there: Kate Wicker‘s the keynote speaker and Jennifer Fulwiler, Hallie Lord, and a host of other people I stalk follow enthusiastically will be in attendance. I’d love […]