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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Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on March 21, 2018

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Someone kindly informed me that my contact form doesn’t work. As it is being fixed, you can call me at 216-381-9105 or email: kglavich@ndec.org.  

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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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Centering Prayer for a Centered Lent

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 21, 2018

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As we hear the latest news reports, we might wonder, Where is God in all of this? As we struggle with personal calamities or are heartbroken by hardships our loved ones are facing, we might ask, “Where are you, God?” The answer to these questions is God is omnipresent–living and active everywhere. As Paul said, […]

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Origin of Creation: How Did the Universe (and You) Begin?

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 14, 2018

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As you watch a program about the millions and millions of galaxies that lie beyond our own, or when you are adrift in the daze before falling asleep, you might wonder, “How did everything begin?” The answer is, “No one knows.” This lack of knowledge, however, does not stop creative human beings from proposing theories. […]

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Lent: Time for Spring Cleaning

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 7, 2018

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Are you weary of snow, slush, and black ice? Are you tired of putting on layers of clothing to protect against the cold? Take heart! Spring is March 20—only a few weeks away. Then it will be time for spring cleaning, when we move the sofa and wash the windows. We are quickly approaching Lent, […]

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