I’ve had many people ask this and the only way I have been able to describe it in “non-church” terms has been by using Greek life. So think of the Greek life system, there are all different kinds of fraternities and sororities (Pi Kappa Alpha, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Zeta, etc.). All of these different… Read More What is a Religious Order?
I am sure many of you are curious what this count down I have started is all about. Most know that I am going to be entering Religious Life in FIVE days!! (January 13, 2018) But I am sure many of you are saying, okay, but what does that mean?? Are you going to be… Read More Religious Life
HAPPY SOLEMNITY OF ST. JOSEPH!! Our morning started before the sun was even up! Our flight was scheduled to depart at 5:30am, so we were up by 3:00am and checked out of the hotel by 3:30am. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post there is a bridge that connected our hotel to the airport so we… Read More The sky’s awake, so I’m awake! – Day 11 (Monday 3/20)
(Translation of the title of today’s post: “Am I not here, who am your Mother” these are the words that Mary said to Juan Diego when she appeared to him in 1531.) We got up this morning around 8:00 and got ready for the day. Then we went downstairs and ate at the breakfast buffet… Read More ¿…No estoy yo aqui que soy tu Madre? – Day 10 (Sunday 3/19)
We woke up this morning and said goodbye to Sarah and Robbie as they were headed to the bus station to start traveling back to Mexico City and then back to Corpus Christi. At 7:30am we went to Mass at the convent. Typically they have a Holy Hour after that Abby and I would stay… Read More I’m not ready to leave! – Day 9 (Saturday 3/18)
We got up this morning around 7:00am and went over to the convent for Mass followed by a short time in Eucharistic Adoration. After Mass we went back to the cabaña for breakfast. We didn’t have much on the schedule for today so it was kind of a free day. Sarah and Robbie went with… Read More Flying by the seat of our pants! – Day 8 (Friday 3/17)
We got up this morning and had Mass with the older boys and girls in the chapel at Santa Maria. One of the things that still confuses me is the culture surrounding reception of the Eucharist. In the States we all go in order of the pews we are in and if you are not… Read More Are we still in Mexico? – Day 7 (Thursday 3/16)