Kathleen Glavich, SND

Holy Angels on Earth and in Heaven

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 30, 2020

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Today is September 29, feast of the archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. The day after tomorrow we will be in October, the month dedicated to the angels. And October 2 is the feast of our Guardian Angels. You probably memorized the prayer to your guardian angel: “Angel of God, my guardian dear . . .” […]

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God Speaking in Dreams

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 23, 2020

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This week I read a book that in part promoted listening to God’s messages in your dreams. I tried it that night, but my many dreams were so jumbled I couldn’t glean any message from them. I figured that way of communicating with God was not for me. Then last night loud and clear I […]

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Can You Help Parents, Teachers, and Me?

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 16, 2020

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RESOURCE 1: Today Covid-19 makes it necessary for parents to more fully carry out their role as the chief teachers of their children. It also means that children are spending more time at home and in the house. Parents are faced with the question, How do I keep them busy and in a meaningful way? […]

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Covid and Creativity

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 26, 2020

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My friend Jodie Bowers, a pastoral minister with whom I worked at St. Dominic Parish in Shaker Heights, has written a reflection that I thought was worth sharing. Here it is: One of the blessings of the pandemic has been the invitation to slow down and live with mindfulness and intention. Breathe deeply and exhale. As our […]

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Trust in the Time of Pandemic

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 19, 2020

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Some time ago a friend gave me this little bird along with the scripture verse “Look at the birds in the sky; they do not sow or reap, they gather nothing into barns, yet your heavenly Father feed them. Are you not you more important than they?” (Matthew 6:26) The bird sits next to my […]

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Tips for Writing and Common Mistakes

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 12, 2020

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I think we have an innate drive to teach others what we know. Parents constantly teach their children how to walk, talk, say thank you, and in general how to live as a good human being. By sharing what they know, mentors at work prepare others to do their job. Of course, the most important […]

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Tiny Things That Bring Happiness

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 5, 2020

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Recently someone posted on Facebook a list of tiny things that bring joy. I wish I had copied it. Because I didn’t, I’ve come up with my own list. At the end is something worthwhile that I did copy: a reflection on happiness. Although it is attributed to Pope Francis and sometimes to a poet […]

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Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 29, 2020

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My community is having a virtual BBQ this year. (No surprise.) Check it out:  http://bitly.ws/9bHq    

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Nuggets from a Retreat on Marian Artwork

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 29, 2020

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My annual retreat this year was via Zoom and presented by Father Terry Grachanin, an artist. The topic was Marian art through the ages. Some concepts were new to me, and I thought they might be new to you too. So in this post I will share a few of them. The retreat was in […]

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Staying Positive During COVID-19

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 15, 2020

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A Sunday church bulletin offered the following suggestions for staying sane and happy (or at least not depressed) while living through our present ordeal. I thought they were worth sharing with you: Limit your intake. You could watch 24-hour news channels, listen to dire warnings on the radio, or visit countless websites and be bombarded […]

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