Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on January 3, 2019

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My latest book:  “The Walking Love of God: St. Julie Billiart” A happy, safe summer beginning June 21!  

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Coincidence, Synchronicity, or God?

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 19, 2019

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The other day when I went to the supermarket, I realized that I had forgotten my bag and would therefore contribute to the enormous amount of plastic polluting our world. Dismayed, I entered the store and grabbed the first shopping cart there. Lo and behold, in it was a large bag neatly folded up, which […]

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Failure: God’s Ways Not Our Ways

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 12, 2019

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Last week I was in a piano recital of classical music at the Village where I live. Not having played seriously for years, I practiced furiously for weeks, recapturing skills I had in the eighth grade. Only two of us Villagers volunteered to play for the two-hour event, so in the end “outsiders” were invited—accomplished […]

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The Holy Spirit, Our Invisible Friend

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 5, 2019

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During these days of Pentecost, I am researching the Holy Spirit.  Last year a parishioner asked me  to write a book on this “forgotten member” of the Trinity. He said he didn’t understand this Third Person who is so nebulous. So in the process of preparing the book, I’m learning a great deal. Remember when […]

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Easter and Eternal Life

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 29, 2019

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Time seems to go faster every year. Someone pointed out that on June 21, daylight begins decreasing again! Easter season is already drawing to a close. Here are some parting words for it that may encourage people, in particular anyone who is undergoing a hardship now or suffering the loss of a loved one. Life […]

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When in Need Our Mother Mary Can Help

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 22, 2019

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Today I have a special need that is high on my worry list.  To my surprise, this morning the page in my book Heart to Heart with Mary spoke to me. (Yes, I’m using my own devotional every day! And I don’t even remember writing the reflections.)  In case you are faced with a problem […]

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Praying with the Senses a la St. Ignatius

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 15, 2019

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When I give talks on the Bible or on prayer, I usually encourage people to try praying with all five senses. St. Ignatius recommended this way of bringing the Gospel stories to life and using them as a springboard for prayer. As an example, I unpack the story of the healing of Bartimaeus from Mark […]

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Saint Julie Billiart: A Woman for Our Time

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 8, 2019

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Although St. Julie Billiart lived from 1751 to 1816, several aspects of her life parallel our current world. My latest book is her biography in the form of a novel:  The Walking Love of God: St. Julie Billiart. (It contains colored photos, which makes it more expensive, but I thought it was worth it.) Here […]

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May, Mary, and the Rosary

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 1, 2019

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During the past week on three occasions, people asked me about the rosary. On Saturday I was privileged to be at the Cleveland orchestra’s performance of a modern piece called “Mysteries of Light.” It had five movements, each one based on a luminous mystery of the Rosary. I’m taking these events as signs that my […]

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Jesus Risen and Alive . . . Through Us!

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 24, 2019

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A friend just emailed me the following story that is appropriate for this Easter season: A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago .. They had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for Friday night’s dinner. In their rush to catch […]

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Beauty Mirrors God, An Easter Reflection

April 17, 2019

While praying on the third-floor balcony of my new home when I first moved in, I witnessed the glorious sunrise over our pine forest that you see here. Quickly I snapped a shot of it with my cell phone. One of my artistic Sisters, Annemarie Kall, matted and framed the photo for me, and it […]

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