O St. Joseph

A Prayer for All Fathers

Heavenly Father, you have chosen to reflect your perfect and unwavering love for each of us, through imperfect men who faithfully and untiringly love their children. How truly important and special fathers are, that you would allow them to be a living sign of our providential care.

We ask you to bless all men that you have called to the holy vocation of fatherhood. May they persevere in every trial, rejoice in every blessing and never cease praying for their children. By their paternal encouragement, unfailing fidelity and good example, may they lead their children to the bliss of heaven.

O St. Joseph, patron of all fathers, be every dad’s inspiration in all that they think, say and do. Amen.

hugs n’ blessings and a bushel of gratitude for all those Dads striving to do the very best they can!

at the well

I have been so grateful to be in Arizona this month.  

Especially because the desert – a place of preparation & purification – has been very fitting as we’ve entered the Lenten Season. 

Traditionally, the desert has been a place of preparation & purification for Abraham, Moses, Jesus and so many others in our Sacred Tradition.

Why? Because what is in the desert?

Not a whole lot!”

(Said a kind priest to me recently.)

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the interview (of everything)

I love God.

I love EVERYTHING about Him.

I seek to know Him.

To love Him.

And to serve Him.

I desire to put Him before EVERYTHING.

I believe in One Holy, Catholic, Apostolic Church.

I believe in its Doctrine.

I follow its Catechism.

All of it.

EVERYTHING.

Do I fail to do this, perfectly?

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