Conversation and conversion

I like having a good conversation about why I became Catholic, it seems to be what people care about now days, and is the first topic we discuss when we haven’t seen each other for awhile. What I dislike greatly is the morbid curiosity or judgment kind of conversation about my conversion.  Had one ofContinue reading “Conversation and conversion”

Pieces of the World

I’ve traveled to Germany, Amsterdam, Canada, Mexico and a few Caribbean islands.  I was born and raised in the United States and at 54 this might seem like a small list.  I am not a world traveler by any means, but I am……becoming one!  We leave in a few days for Ireland and Scotland. ManyContinue reading “Pieces of the World”

Pieces of Communion

The Catholic church honors communion as a very sacred act.  It is Jesus you are meeting. The bread; his body and the wine;  his blood.  It is experiencing Jesus in the highest form.  He is inviting you to encounter Him.  Wow!!!  Powerful!!! While the Catholic faith refers to communion as the Eucharist, it is sharedContinue reading “Pieces of Communion”

Divine Mercy

Today the Catholic faith celebrates the Divine Mercy.  What is it?  I didn’t know until I stepped into church today (of course I’m only a week old Catholic, so don’t expect much from me, for awhile!!!) History of the Message and Devotion to Divine Mercy The Message of the Divine Mercy that Sr. Faustina receivedContinue reading “Divine Mercy”

Pieces of Adoration

On my journey to becoming Catholic, I have experienced God on a deeper level, mainly through new ways of prayer.  Adoration is one that I find incredibly moving and soulful. Webster defines it as this:   the act of adoring, the state of being adored The first time I experienced the Adoration prayer was during theContinue reading “Pieces of Adoration”