Mothers in Rome Pilgrimage

One high point for me right now is that I am creating a pilgrimage for Catholic mothers in Italy. It will be for 4 days, with the first day being a “Mary Day.” The first site is the oldest site to honor Mary, from the 1st century. It is in the Roman Forum. Then we…

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Angelicum

Today I took my first class at the Angelicum. It was a big moment for me to sit in a classroom as a student for the first time in 22 years. I have actually taught philosophy classes in those same classrooms. It was a delight to sit in a student seat and watch the professor…

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Feast of St. Scholastica

Happy Feast of St. Scholastica! Here is a post I wrote about her, her brother, and motherhood a few months ago for Mighty Is Her Call. Enjoy! https://mightyishercall.com/saints-benedict-and-scholastica-for-mothers/

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Podcast

I am having a wonderful time creating a podcast that I will release soon. Its current title is “Confessions of a Mother: A New Look at an Extraordinary Vocation.” It is modeled on St. Augustine’s Confessions in that, through the telling of his personal story, he explores metaphysical and theological themes and breaks new ground…

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Thomas Aquinas for Mothers

Here is my recent post on the Mighty Is Her Call website. Please share this website with mothers you love who need encouragement and daily reminders of the dignity and importance of their vocation. They can sign up for daily posts or weekly, which are called “Featured Posts.” It is free and a meaningful gift…

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Celebrating in Rome

Celebrating in Rome

Ron insisted on a celebratory dinner in Rome. We went to our favorite restaurant in Monti across from our favorite pizzeria and down the street from one of our favorite gelateria. My favorite dish was ravioli with duck ragu. We spent hours talking and laughing–all except Clare who felt strangely bad and Sebastian who wouldn’t…

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