Gratitude for Many Blessings

Gratitude for Many Blessings

We are blessed! As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we give thanks for all the blessings we have enjoyed and continue to enjoy. Beyond just being grateful for all the gifts we have received from God, the giver of all gifts, which we should do every day, we can carry our...
Advent Prayer

Advent Prayer

This prayer came to me several years ago as a gift. Some writing is like that, as if an angel is whispering the story into my ear, and I am taking dictation. This was a beautiful lesson to me that Christmas, and I have returned to it since as a reminder of that...
Footprints in the Snow

Footprints in the Snow

Thursday we welcomed 34 guests. Friday, we added 20 more guests. Saturday, we welcomed another 31 guests and said goodbye to 64. Sunday, we said goodbye to 21, then prepared to welcome 72 later that afternoon. The last of the guests left on Tuesday afternoon. It was a...
Cat Tales, Part 2

Cat Tales, Part 2

Several months ago, I wrote about my new roommate named Petey, an older feral cat. At some point his medical needs were obvious and he was provided with the care he required at the foster home before coming to live with me. When you were first introduced to Petey, I...
Mourning Doves

Mourning Doves

I live in the rectory of St. Casimir Parish, just north of Stevens Point. Being out in the country I am blessed with the sights and sounds of a variety of birds. Since arriving here three years ago, mourning doves seem to find the rectory a welcome place to visit....

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