Lenten Reflections 5th Sunday of Lent: The Payoff

Yesterday I attended the 19th annual Catholic Men's conference in Worcester for WQPH 89.3 Radio. It is an event I attend regularly for the station but all week leading up to it my heart wasn't in it. it had been a long week at work. The event meant getting up very early and a bit … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 5th Sunday of Lent: The Payoff

Lenten Reflections 3rd Friday of Lent Social Media #3 The Kingdom of Noise

As I was thinking about what to write today it occurred to me there is one thing I left out concerning social media that hit me when I remembered this passage from the Scewtape letters: Music and silence—how I detest them both! How thankful we should be that ever since our Father entered Hell … … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 3rd Friday of Lent Social Media #3 The Kingdom of Noise

Lenten Reflections 2nd Sunday of Lent Paying the Bills

Yesterday there was a big huge jackpot in Powerball and as of this writing I don't know if I have suddenly become very very rich but I'm going to go out on a limb here and presume that I haven't. We often obsess over our comfort, and dream of wealth, brand new houses and the … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Sunday of Lent Paying the Bills

WQPH Prayer Caravan Event Interviews

Our lady of the Americas On Saturday WQPH hosted an event as part of their prayer caravan honoring Our Lady of the Americas. The Day began with a Saturday Morning mass at St. Bernards parish at St. Cammilus Church and continued to Slattery's Restaurant for a meal and a talk featuring Yves Jacques of Michael … Continue reading WQPH Prayer Caravan Event Interviews

Voices of CMN 2018 Blythe Kaufman of the Children’s Rosary

I spoke to Blythe Kaufman at the end of the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA I wish I had known about this side room, before it would have been a great place to conduct interviews Blythe is one the best examples of an ordinary person doing extraordinary things though the Lord … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Blythe Kaufman of the Children’s Rosary

Voices of CMN 2018 Julia Miller of FreshRosary.com

I spoke to Julia Miller of FreshRosary.com at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA You really have to see these things Their web site is here. The 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Interview Bloglist (so far) Sept 21st Voices of CMN 2018 Julia Miller of FreshRosary.com Sept 20th Voices of CMN 2018: … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Julia Miller of FreshRosary.com

Thoughts after Rome

When an opportunity for me to visit Rome came up unexpectedly not long ago, I dropped everything, including blogging assignments. I will probably never have another crack at a trip to Italy with my husband. I didn't know what to expect, but I knew I wanted to go. I figured I might be able to … Continue reading Thoughts after Rome

Voices of CMN 2018 Novena for Our Nation Starting Aug 15th & Rosary Coast to Coast Oct 7th

I spoke to Catalina Ramos about two big upcoming prayer events for our nation The Rosary Coast to Coast Oct 7th whose website is here and the Novena for our Nation which begins Aug 15 Whose website is here My Station WQPH has signed up for both of these events Incidentally I do apologize to … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Novena for Our Nation Starting Aug 15th & Rosary Coast to Coast Oct 7th

Day Three of Fasting and Prayer, Take “Yes” for an Answer

One of the problems with people are the expectations we set for ourselves in things, including prayer. Many times we will offer prayers and find ourselves disappointed because what we pray for doesn't come at once. One must remember not to pray as if you are casting a magic spell because that's not what it … Continue reading Day Three of Fasting and Prayer, Take “Yes” for an Answer

Day one of Fasting and Prayer for the Church, the Pope and Ourselves

Today is the first of Three Days of fasting and Prayer for the church, the Pope and ourselves that I wrote about here. If we want to banish the demons that plague the church and ourselves this is the way to do it, after all this is exactly what Christ suggested : Then the disciples approached Jesus … Continue reading Day one of Fasting and Prayer for the Church, the Pope and Ourselves

Three days of Fasting and Prayer for Pope Francis and Ourselves May 8th to May 10th

I have said on more than one occasion that I think Pope Francis is a mixed bag.  He talks a lot about mercy and the reality of the Devil which is very good but tends to act like a local pastor ignoring that he is the head of the entire church which is very bad.  … Continue reading Three days of Fasting and Prayer for Pope Francis and Ourselves May 8th to May 10th

30 Tips to stay Married 30 years Today’s Tip: Pray

Rev John Witherspoon: Nowhere do you mention the supreme being. Why surely this is an oversight as how can we expect to win our independence without his help, therefore I humbly offer the following addition to your final paragraph: 'With the firm reliance on the protection of divine providence.' 1776 (1972) In the end any … Continue reading 30 Tips to stay Married 30 years Today’s Tip: Pray

What the Best Catholic Devotion to Pray? All of them

An argument arose among the disciples about which of them was the greatest. Jesus realized the intention of their hearts and took a child and placed it by his side and said to them, "Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me. For the … Continue reading What the Best Catholic Devotion to Pray? All of them

Your Prayer Intentions Saturdays on WQPH 89.3 FM AND DaTechGuy Off DaRadio Too

As longtime readers might know my radio show DaTechGuy on DaRadio ended three years ago and since last year it has been replaced by a podcast titled DaTechGuy off DaRadio which is still carried online by the 405media , emailed to subscribers when it's done and available on this site (usually by Wednesday) by clicking … Continue reading Your Prayer Intentions Saturdays on WQPH 89.3 FM AND DaTechGuy Off DaRadio Too

My Suggestion for St. Anthony di Padua Church in Fitchburg, Prayer and Fasting

Two years ago in July after over 50 years I left St. Anthony Di Padua Parish in Fitchburg Massachusetts for a different parish.  This was not lightly done, my parents were married there, I and all my brothers and sisters were baptized there, we all went to the parish school, we all received our first … Continue reading My Suggestion for St. Anthony di Padua Church in Fitchburg, Prayer and Fasting