“Maybe you’re not supposed to get over it.
Some things you can’t move past. They scar you. Change you permanently.” ~Agent Mae to Coulson on TV’s “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” “If you can be still a suffer awhile, you
shall without a doubt see the help of God...
When I first arrived at the site of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal
Building on April 19, 1995 , to report on the Oklahoma City bombing for Catholic
News Service, police lines and makeshift shelters had already been drawn. Budding spring gardens had instantly ...
Today, a personal
message for you, just you… from the One who loves you most, the One who never
ceases to call you by name… the God who has known you since before you were
born. May it lift you up
and fill you with confident joy on this Thursday morning! Lo...
...living this gratefulness is as much a decision as choosing to love.
Whenever I skip
writing for a while – whether it is blogging, for an assignment, or even my
journal, I notice that I start to feel a bit out of kilter. I know that some of it is due to the fact that if I’m not
writing chances are that I’m also not taking my...
When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which...
“A book, too, can be a star,
a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding
universe.” ~Madeleine L’Engle
"Beware of the person of one
book." ~Thomas Aquinas
This Lent I have truly
enjoyed taking part of a #LentPhotoaDay2016 creative initiative that I came across online. The idea is that one
image -- based on one given word -- became the center of my prayer each day. I may not have done it every
day – and I conf...
- http://daybydaywithmaria.blogspot.com/Author, present
In the past 30 years, María has been published broadly in the U.S., including the New York Times, St. Anthony Messenger, Our Sunday Visitor and other national and regional publications. She is a Director on the Catholic Press Association Board, and a fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar, an international community of intellectuals.
- University of Texas at AustinJournalism
- University of OklahomaM.A. in English
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Holy Jordan: sheltering the living stones of our Christian faith
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pray for us, la Cachita, and for Cubans throughout the world
image at Cuban Heritage Collection, Richter Library, University of Miami Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, Cuba (Nuestra Señora de la Caridad
Sooner Saint? Oklahomans Spread Hometown Martyr’s Cause
Killed in Guatemala in 1981, Father Stanley Rother died in hatred of the faith, a Vatican commission has determined.