Third Glorious Mystery

The Descent of the Holy Spirit Fruit of the Mystery: Wisdom and Love of God Raising Saints by Danielle Heckenkamp Sometimes, when we least expect it, God changes our path. It could a job change, changing parishes or schools, moving to a new house, a miscarriage, a new baby, or the loss of a familyContinue reading “Third Glorious Mystery”

Second Glorious Mystery

The Ascension of Jesus Fruit of the Mystery: Hope & Desire for Heaven Babes in Arms, Babes in Heaven by Maria Riley There was only one thing I was sure of from a very young age: I wanted to be a mother. I scared off suitors numerous times by the second date by mentioning myContinue reading “Second Glorious Mystery”

First Glorious Mystery

The Resurrection of Jesus Fruit of the Mystery: Faith Mary Had One Child by Cait Winters “But I want one!,” my son wailed through a mouthful of the brownies we made after dinner.  “You already have one!” I said, trying my best to calm him before the Heimlich Maneuver became a necessity.  My littlest kidsContinue reading “First Glorious Mystery”

Fifth Sorrowful Mystery

The Crucifixion Fruit of the Mystery: Love of the Cross The Bullhorn and the Whisper  by Annabelle Moseley Dedicated in memory of Jane Wigutow “With zeal I have been zealous for the Lord God of Hosts” (1 Kings 19:14) I first met our friend Jane during the height of the pandemic, when my family andContinue reading “Fifth Sorrowful Mystery”

Third Sorrowful Mystery

The Crowning with Thorns Fruit of the Mystery: Moral Courage We Look to the Holy Family by Cassandra Castillo Moral courage brought me to our good and loving God! I was not yet Catholic when I experienced my escape but through Divine Intervention I was given the virtue of moral courage. There was no wayContinue reading “Third Sorrowful Mystery”

Second Sorrowful Mystery

The Scourging at the Pillar Purity of Heart No Love Without Sacrifice by Samantha Isabel Pregnancy demands purity. We worry about what we eat, drink, even what we inhale. For me, it felt effortless to take this initiative because there was a brand new life growing within me and I was sure I would doContinue reading “Second Sorrowful Mystery”

First Sorrowful Mystery

The Agony in the Garden Accepting God’s Will The Mountain That is Movable by Eileen Tully Then the disciples approached Jesus in private and asked, “Why could we not drive [the demon] out?” He said to them, “Because of your lack of faith. Amen I say to you, if you have faith the size ofContinue reading “First Sorrowful Mystery”

Third Joyful Mystery

The Nativity Fruit of the Mystery Detachment/Poverty of Spirit God Alone Can Satisfy by Steph Bartolomeo It was just another Saturday morning as we were getting ready to get our home enthroned to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, until I got a text from my dad that my mom had unexpectedly passed away that morning.Continue reading “Third Joyful Mystery”

First Joyful Mystery

The Annunciation Fruit of the Mystery: Humility Things I Never Would Have Chosen by Cait Winters Motherhood has humbled me.  Not only in the body changes, the naked birthing, the being-covered-in-who-knows-what while putting everyone’s needs before my own, but in my expectations.  My motherhood journey started off on a dark and winding path: as aContinue reading “First Joyful Mystery”