Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on March 21, 2018

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My new book “Heart to Heart with Mary: A Yearly Devotional,” makes a good Mother’s Day gift.  

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Mary, May, Mothers, and Flowers

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 25, 2018

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Well, spring is officially here! Despite the recent snow and cold weather, a few daffodils bravely appeared in front of my house. Did you know that a daffodil is called Mary’s star? In doing research for my book “The Catholic Companion to Mary,” I discovered that more than 700 flowers and plants have been named […]

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Signs of Compassion

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 18, 2018

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Recently a group of us Sisters met and talked about compassion. Using quotations about it as a springboard, we reflected on how Jesus told us to be compassionate as our Father is compassionate, how God’s amazing compassion was shown in sending Jesus and ways Jesus had compassion, and how compassion is an infinite ocean of […]

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Helpful Catholic Book on Annulments

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 11, 2018

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I’m on spring vacation, but here is a book review for you  . . . BOOK REVIEW Mending the Heart: A Catholic Annulment Companion by Lisa Duffy This is a valuable book for anyone who is divorced and considering an annulment—especially those who fear or question the process. Because the author has endured the horrible, […]

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Scars of Love: Jesus’ Wounds and Ours

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 4, 2018

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My father was not one to demonstrate affection to us kids either physically or verbally. However, while he was in the hospital dying, one day he held up his hands and said to my mom and me, “I showed my love by these hands.” Dad always worked night shift in a factory and came home […]

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Easter: Jesus Is Pro-Life

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on March 28, 2018

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This week a white oak tree in Lakewood, Ohio, that was about two hundred years old was cut down because it was decaying. However, efforts are being made to keep it alive by grafting parts of it. We are all in favor of keeping things alive. When one of our plants is withering, we feed […]

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Perseverance Pays Off for Us and Jesus

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on March 21, 2018

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Recently a video on Facebook showed a little girl about six-years-old trying to jump onto a green stool almost her height. She falls to the floor over and over again, but never stops trying. Finally her dad stands behind her, holds her shoulders, and says something to her we can’t hear. I thought he was […]

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Spending Time Wisely: Priorities Parable

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on March 14, 2018

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This week my parish St. Dominic offered this parable on its weekly email. I had heard it before, love the irony in it, and thought it worth repeating.  I can imagine Jesus smiling at it— our Teacher who warned against building larger barns to store more and more crops and who suggested garnering treasure in […]

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The Eucharist: An Everyday Miracle

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on March 7, 2018

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On Saturday I spoke at my community’s Solemn Eucharistic Adoration for five minutes. I thought I would get more mileage out of the talk and use it for my post this week!  I hope you find it inspiring. . . . At one of our schools, a teacher was taking her little ones to chapel. […]

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A Review of Heart to Heart with Mary, Thanks to a Friend

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 28, 2018

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Heart to Heart with Mary During Lent

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