Celebrating the Feast of the Annunciation

I find that Liturgical Living is an important part of family life. Our family started a tradition years ago. The Feast of the Annunciation is a major Marian Feast, also known as “Lady Day”, which focuses on the Incarnation. The Annunciation commemorates the visit from St. Gabriel the Archangel to the Blessed Virgin announcing she would be the mother of Christ. This Feast dates back to the fourth or fifth century. How beautiful that Catholics have been celebrating this Annunciation for so many, many years! So, how does my family celebrate? Since it is a major Marian Feast, we have … Continue reading Celebrating the Feast of the Annunciation

A Mother’s Search for Hope

I found my vocation to motherhood along a rather winding road, but looking back, it was most definitely Divine Providence. God has his plan and sometimes it’s better not to get in his way. Looking back, I am grateful that I accepted this calling. Over the past eight years of struggling and laughing through my busy days, exhausting days, and happy days, I have learned to take each day at a time, but with renewed hope. The endless love a mother has for each child cannot be explained – it is a gift. With each baby, my love for them … Continue reading A Mother’s Search for Hope