Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on March 21, 2018

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Some of my books are now available as ebooks, like “Heart to Heart with Mary: A Yearly Devotional” and “Praying with Scripture.”  

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Encountering Jesus

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 23, 2018

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This week someone told me how much she liked my book The Fisherman’s Wife: The Gospel According to St. Peter’s Spouse. She said it made the Gospel come alive for her and helped her realize more what it was like for Jesus to live on earth. She also appreciated the humor.  So this week I […]

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Blessed Virgin Mary: A Mother in Time of Need

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 16, 2018

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This month someone asked me, “Why do you Catholics pray to Mary?” I explained why we regard Mary as a mother and why the National Geographic once called her “the most powerful woman on earth.”  At the Annunciation, when Mary conceived Jesus, she also conceived us in a sense. Jesus became our brother and his […]

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Amiens Cathedral and Any Church

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 9, 2018

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In doing research for my next book, I came across this fantastic site in France: the cathedral of Notre Dame in Amiens. Capable of encompassing 10,000 people, it is the largest cathedral in the country. The facade has numerous statues and sculptures, and the interior boasts of a labyrinth and thousands of wood carvings and […]

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Mother’s Day and Our Blessed Mother, Mary

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 2, 2018

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This week I’ve been visiting religious goods stores and offering my latest book, “Heart to Heart with Mary: A Yearly Devotional,” in which Mary speaks to us personally each day. This book is perfect now for several reasons. It makes a nice gift for Mother’s Day. We are in the month of May, which is […]

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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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