Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Mother Was Standing

Saint Theodora prayed unceasingly. One of her favorite prayers was the Stabat Mater. The language is somewhat archaic, having been written before the 13th century, but vivid in the emotions experienced by Jesus’ mother, Mary. Stabat Mater literally means the mother … Continue reading

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Breastplate of St. Patrick

Saint Theodora counted on the saints to pray her prayers with her. We can too. Following is a powerful prayer of protection attributed to St. Patrick. Why not call on St. Patrick today, the day we honor him. St. Patrick knew … Continue reading

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The Alzheimer’s Journey

If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s not likely you were trained to do so. You dearly love the person you care for and want to provide compassionate care, but you are learning as you … Continue reading

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Visual Prayer

  Some times are more difficult to pray than others. When we are ill, in physical or emotional pain, grieving, or stressed, concentrating on lengthy prayers can be not only difficult but impossible. However, there are many ways to pray, … Continue reading

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