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Beatitude Peace

Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/24/23

Do you ever have one of those days, you know, where things are not going right, or you are overwhelmed?  A friend just said this to me, followed by, we all have them. Yes, I have those days…Since October I have been working three full-time jobs by myself, trying so hard ... Read More »

How Do You Shine the Light?

Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/09/23

Today we celebrate The Baptism of the Lord, the last day of the Christmas Season. With a bit of sadness that this joyful season is coming to an end, I took all the ornaments off my Christmas Tree this morning. When I get home tonight I will take the ... Read More »

Slow Down, Bask in the Light

Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/03/23

9 days ago we celebrated Christ’s birth. 2 days ago we celebrated the beginning of a new year.   How did your celebrations go? Did you gather with family? With friends? Did you do longtime Christmas traditions, create new traditions, or both? Did you experience a joyful Christmas Mass ... Read More »

Decorating, Glorifying God, and Telling the Story

Posted by Laura Diaz on 12/20/22

This past Saturday was a full day off for me and I had a list of to-dos that kept me busy. You know the to-do lists we have right now. Part of my list was to decorate my Christmas Tree. I decorate my Christmas Tree with the Christmas lights ... Read More »

God Can Be Present Through You

Posted by Laura Diaz on 12/12/22

Have you experienced being homeless, not knowing where you can live? Needing to ask family or friends for help?I have twice in my life. I remember feeling lots of things like fear, anxiety, helplessness, stress, and shame. I am fortunate that I have family and friends that helped me ... Read More »

Are You Ready?

Posted by Laura Diaz on 12/05/22

60 Confirmation, Year One high schoolers, me, and Deacon Melecio. That’s how I spent Sunday evening.

60 high schoolers bring a lot of energy, energy that I love being around. Some are loud and others are quiet. Some are very animated and others sit and hardly move. Some seem ... Read More »

Jedi = Disciple

Posted by Laura Diaz on 11/28/22

May the force be with you! Yes, during my ten days of COVID quarantine I watched all of the Star Wars movies in order. To really experience the flow of the story was pretty cool. For me COVID really affected my head. I had a weird bad headache for days. I ... Read More »

A King Who Loves You

Posted by Laura Diaz on 11/14/22

Work. School. Making breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Homework. Laundry. Kids sports. Dance or gymnastics.At yesterday’s Elementary Sessions I listened to a couple of parents describe to me their busy lives. Parents who work seven days a week. Parents who care for their own parents. All the places to ... Read More »

They are Imitating You - What Do You Model?

Posted by Laura Diaz on 11/07/22

Not only are we heading to the end of the year 2022, but we are heading to the end of our Catholic Liturgical Year. As you listen to the readings at Mass you will notice there is talk of the end of times and challenges to how we are, ... Read More »

Glory = Joy

Posted by Laura Diaz on 10/31/22

Happy Halloween SPC Family! Apologies for not posting here last week. I’m sitting in my office writing to you dressed as a dead person from the movie Coco. Dante the alebrije, or spirit animal is sitting on my desk looking at me. I’m excited to join my little nephew and niece ... Read More »