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Teresa Burns
I am a woman of faith, wife, mother, parish catechetical leader, "zoo" keeper, and dreamer.
Interests: Reading, writing, walking with my dog, snuggling with my cats...and my husband, and discussing my faith.
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Saint Agnes, pray for us. Read about Saint Agnes... Patron of young girls, chastity, rape survivors, and girl scouts. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at catholic family faith
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Intercession: For the conversion of all hearts and the end to abortion. Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be Reflection: Pope Saint John Paul II described the "culture of life" as "the fruit of the culture of truth and... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at catholic family faith
When Isaiah prophesied the glorification of Zebulun and Naphtali, he proclaimed God’s promise of salvation under a new Davidic king. For Matthew to begin Jesus’ ministry with the reference to Isaiah’s prophesy, he is declaring that Jesus is the long-expected... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at catholic family faith
Saint Sebastian, pray for us. Read about Saint Sebastian, martyr of Rome... Patron saint of athletes and soldiers. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at catholic family faith
Saint Fabian, pray for us. Read about Saint Fabian... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at catholic family faith
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Saint Charles of Sezze, pray for us. Read about Saint Charles of Sezze... Saint Charles of Sezze wrote The Grandeurs of the Mercies of God. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at catholic family faith
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Saint Anthony of Egypt, pray for us. Read about Saint Anthony, Abbot... Founder of monasticism. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at catholic family faith
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Saint Berard, pray for us. Read about Saint Berard and his companions... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at catholic family faith
Saint Paul the Hermit, pray for us. Read about Saint Paul the Hermit... Patron of basket weavers, hermits, the clothing industry. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at catholic family faith
Saint Gregory of Nazianzen, pray for us. Read about Saint Gregory of Nazianzen, Theologian and Doctor of the Church... Patron of poets and harvests. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at catholic family faith
John the Baptist recognized Jesus as the Lamb of God. The One who sent John to baptize with water told him, 'On whomever you see the Spirit come down and remain, he is the one who will baptize with the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at catholic family faith
Saint Hilary, pray for us. Read about Saint Hilary of Poitiers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at catholic family faith
I love this video from Catholic News Service of Pope Francis baptizing 28 babies on January 8, 2017, in the Sistine Chapel. Highlights: Jesus gave his first sermon from the manger. His first cry was his first word. The cries... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at catholic family faith
Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, pray for us. Read about Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, virgin and founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at catholic family faith
Blessed William Carter, pray for us. Blessed William Carter was a Catholic printer during Elizabeth I's reign in England. He was martyred for his faith in 1584. Read about Blessed William Carter... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at catholic family faith
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Saint Gregory of Nyssa, pray for us. Read about Saint Gregory of Nyssa... “Through prayer we succeed in being with God. But anyone who is with God is far from the enemy. Prayer is a support and protection of charity,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at catholic family faith
Saint Adrian of Canterbury, pray for us. Read about Saint Adrian of Canterbury... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at catholic family faith
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Saint Angela of Foligno, pray for us. Read about Saint Angela of Foligno, teacher of theologians... "This Sacrament really contains You, O my God, You whom the Angels adore, in whose presence the Spirits and mighty Powers tremble. Oh! if... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at catholic family faith
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Winter in Michigan is darkened by cloud cover. With very few days of clear skies and sunshine, our local world can be dreary and depressing. Some people are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder. Our world is darkened by natural disasters,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2017 at catholic family faith
Saint Raymond of Penyafort, pray for us. Read about Saint Raymond of Penyafort, Dominican priest... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2017 at catholic family faith
Saint Andre Bessette, pray for us. Read about Saint Andre Bessette, Holy Cross Brother... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at catholic family faith
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The Church celebrates our Saints on every day throughout the year. The Saints are models for exemplary Christian living, so it is good for us to remember them, reflect on their lives, and ask them to pray for us. Throughout... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at catholic family faith
It's a new year. Time to make some resolutions: Lose weight . . . Get healthy & fit . . . Read more . . . Spend more time with family . . . GROW FAMILY FAITH! The calendar and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at catholic family faith
On this Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, it is easy for me to imagine Mary reflecting on Jesus’ birth and the visit of the shepherds. I imagine her cradling Jesus in her arms and looking... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at catholic family faith