Snoozing During Adoration

I did not sleep well Tuesday night. I tossed and turned, catching a few minutes here and there, until midnight. I got up, grabbed my iPad, and started reading Stealing Jenny. Finally, about halfway through the book (and about 3 am), I felt tired enough that I could get to sleep. Unfortunately, Wednesday was not…

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Domine Canes in iPad

I have a review up for CatholicMom.com’s Tech Talk today.   ††† As a member of the Dominican Laity, I get a lot of emails and see a lot of Facebook posts about the Dominicans, especially from the Eastern Province of Saint Joseph. As Dominicans, we strive to study, contemplate that which we study, and then…

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Post from the Past: As You Wish

Life is pretty hectic, so I thought I’d share this older post again, tying in The Princess Bride and the Prodigal Son: ††† Our family has been on quite the roller-coaster since arriving back home from the March for Life and my evening being received as a Third Order Dominican on the Feast of Saint…

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Beautiful Churches

I’ve been writing a lot about the beautiful churches we saw in California, with some pictures in my Small Success Thursday and Quick Takes Friday posts, but I wanted to share one particular church today: Saint Joseph’s Basilica Cathedral in San Jose. My daughters and I had gone to The Tech, and after we had…

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Who are the Lay Dominicans?

Our parish had a Lenten Faith Festival on Saturday, and the day was dedicated to the various Lay orders that are present in our parish. Each group had a representative speak about the order, plus there were tables set up with information from each group where people could sign up for more information. I gave…

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