An Advent Sonnet…

An Advent Sonnet…

Today is Gaudete Sunday, and I find myself once more in the third week of Advent. Most every Catholic knows that this is a season of hopeful preparation, of joyfully anticipating the re-birth of the Christ Child in our hearts at Christmas. This season, as I feel harried and rushed by many obligations, I look [...]

A Hidden Sanctuary: Thoughts on My Trip to The Met Cloisters

A Hidden Sanctuary: Thoughts on My Trip to The Met Cloisters

As the leaves start to fall one by one, and the golden slowness of my summer routine fades away, I'm recalling the lessons and observations that I picked up during my visit to The Met Cloisters in July. We're already halfway through September, with the autumn and winter holidays closer than we'd like to admit, [...]

A Single Girl Can “Say Yes to the Dress?” Here’s How…

A Single Girl Can “Say Yes to the Dress?” Here’s How…

In an age that focuses on heavily on one's relationship status, women everywhere can take heart. Single girls need not fear loneliness, and those who wait for Mr. Right can have that bridal experience even if he hasn't arrived yet. Each little girl will have a wedding day. Each one can live her childhood dream [...]