Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Betwixt & Between: Resurrection Hope

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:13 At the end of Good Friday’s crucifixion Jesus is laid … Continue reading

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The Cross of Love

My heart breaks for the families of students & faculty senselessly killed & injured yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this horrific violence. Drenched with sadness, it’s … Continue reading

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2018: A Calendar Year

It’s a new year! Today! 2018! HaPpY HaPpY New Year! Enough already with the !!!!s, Virginia, we get it (you’re muttering.)  🙂 But, how grand is it, out with the old, in with the new!?! A chance to start afresh. … Continue reading

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola: Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam

So that’s Latin. Since I (& maybe you) didn’t study Latin, here’s what it means: “To the Greater Glory of God”Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam A noble motto from Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits (literally followers of … Continue reading

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Rio Olympics: Inspiration in victory… and defeat(!)

The Summer Olympics in Rio are winding down, but what a thrilling ride it’s been as athletes pushed the envelope of what’s possible, crushing world records with physical acumen and dedication, that we, the world watching, can hardly fathom the … Continue reading

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STORM WARNINGS!!!

We interrupt Virginia’s regularly scheduled blogging with a STORM WARNING: Duck, hide, run for shelter… a storm is on the way (actually, it’s here!) This afternoon while munching lunch, minding my own business (occasionally jotting notes for today’s other blog) … Continue reading

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…sparking initiatives…

It’s Sunday night, already! Since Virginia your blogger is very pooped after a very full weekend, this post is a short thought for our minds and hearts to contemplate.  Don’t be fooled by short — read it more than once … Continue reading

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