Lessons From Martha

Most Christians know the story.  Jesus and His disciples were kicking back in the home of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus.  Martha was busy in the kitchen, trying to prepare a meal for the houseful of men.  And where is her sister, Mary?  Sitting with the guys at Jesus’ feet, in rapt awe.  Frustrated, Martha finally […]

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

April has been a blur.  It started gloriously with Easter, then continued to pick up speed.  My parents and I continued to paint, pack, reorganize and prep the house for sale, with my brother and his family coming over most every weekend to lend a helping hand.  The upside is the project is nearly done […]

Mary Magdalene, Dominicans, and Fruit Tarts

What do these things have in common? More than you might think. Yesterday, July 22nd, was the feast of St. Mary Magdalene, or rather it would have been, had it not been superseded by the solemnity of Sunday. In any case, as Mary Magdalene was so dear to our Lord and, in fact, was the […]