It always excites me to think about how God is going to move in people's lives during a parish mission. I have been praying daily for the folks at St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish and School since putting this event on my calendar, and I am looking forward to a powerful week. I specifically starting praying the Immaculate Conception Novena yesterday for your intentions. These nine days of prayer leading up to the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 will further open our hearts to truly "Prepare the Way of the Lord."
I had the pleasure of joining Nick and Larry Proietti on the air this morning at the KRAE studio in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It was a wonderful opportunity to encourage people to support "Giving Tuesday" tomorrow. Pick your favorite charitable organization and give them a boost tomorrow with your generous contribution.
Our son was home visiting over the holiday weekend. We decided to venture out to Rocky Mountain National Park. It seems like we weren't the only ones trying to enjoy the great outdoors. (Pictured above is the line of cars waiting to get into the park.)
Meanwhile, family members were continuing to send me photos from San Antonio, Texas. While it wasn't extremely warm there either, seeing the flowers and green vegetation did look quite appealing compared to the snow.
I hope your Thanksgiving weekend was filled with joy.
Have an awesome Advent journey!
May our hearts be filled with gratitude for the abundant blessings of God!
That last photograph looks like a good place to simply say,
Do you ever just dream of sitting at home with your feet propped up doing nothing? That sounds really good to me at times. However, there are times I yearn to see new things. So, while I am sitting at home, I will share photos from family members who are enjoying some time in San Antonio, Texas. Looking at these photos makes me want to visit this city in the near future.
Check out the leaves on the trees at the end of November. That makes me want to go visit in and of itself. The River Walk in San Antonio--how many of my readers have taken a boat tour here?
How many of you have been to the Alamo?
A friend of mine from St. Louis used to be a tour guide here. Unfortunately, I never made it to see him.
Now that is some artistic work with LEGOs.
However you are spending the Thanksgiving holiday, be grateful!
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