Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Liturgical New Year!

This morning after Mass, the orange and yellow flowers were taken from the altar, and a host of volunteers began to ready the church in evergreens, purple, and pink to usher in the season of Advent.   Hooray!   I … Continue reading

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Dear Henry XIV

Dear Henry,   Today you are eleven months old! For the last two months, Jacob has been saying, with raised eyebrows and a look of disbelief, “He’s going to be a year old!” That milestone is creeping up. While I’m … Continue reading

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Dear Jacob XXVI

Dear Jacob,   Today is your baptismal day, and we are celebrating! You are starting to understand what celebrations like this mean, and it is so much fun to see you enjoying yourself.   We are still in the midst … Continue reading

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