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- “I Want to Forgive But I Still Have Pain.”
- The “Little Way”of St. Therese a Cure for OCD?
- Reflections on Over the Hill + One Year
- When There are Decisions to be Made.
- In the Dead of Winter
- On the Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary: She Shows up in the Most Surprising Places
- Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes Brings a Big Announcement
- On the Tragic Loss of a Child: The Feast of the Holy Innocents
- Another Senseless Tragedy?
- A Pilgrim by Blood and by Heart: On the Discovery of My Mayflower Roots This Thanksgiving
Author Archives: Natalie Eden
The Year of Faith October 11, 2012 to November 23, 2013 “…They called the church together and reported what God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith…”(Acts 14:27). Pope Benedict XVI recently declared a … Continue reading
A popular lunatic One of my favorite old-time TV programs is the Honeymooners. A line from that 1950s sitcom which always makes me laugh is when Ralph Kramden, played by Jackie Gleason, gets flustered at his wife and yells, “To … Continue reading
For every mother that has ever had a kid that was out of control. Today (August 27) is the Feast Day of St. Monica, the Mother of St. Augustine. She lived during the very early years of the Church (333-387). She … Continue reading
I am now accepting new clients in the Chicago area. A faith-based approach to counseling is offered to persons from all backgrounds. Please see the attached announcement for details.
It’s that time of year again. It’s that time of year again when kids are heading back to school. For many it is a day of firsts. For others, it is still a routine.There are those who are entering kindergarten and … Continue reading
What is it about the Holy Days of Obligation? In the Catholic Church there is what is known as Holy Days of Obligation. A lot of people really don’t like the word, obligation. The word conjures up images of having to do something … Continue reading
This week has two different feast days of saints who had died in the Nazi Concentration Camp at Auschwitz. One on August 9, is for St. Benedicta of the Cross, a Carmelite; and the other on August 14 is for St. … Continue reading
The bread of my hometown Most everyone has their own favorite version of bread. I remember loving the fresh-baked loaves from the ovens of DiCamillo Bakery in Niagara Falls, NY when I was a kid. Moving to the South, we never were able … Continue reading
St. John Vianney: Having difficulty learning and being labeled as slow There are saints for poor students, and especially for those who are perceived to be unable to ever amount to anything during their lifetime. St. John Vianney, or St. … Continue reading