Where is God in this?

Where is God in this?

Cancer. Death. Hope. Glory.

Posted by Laura Diaz on 3/20/23

Cancer. Death of a parent. Hope. Glory of God. At yesterday’s Confirmation, Year One Session, we talked about the Sacraments of Healing, one being Reconciliation and the other Anointing of the Sick. A youth shared about receiving the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick when they were a child ... Read More »

Privileged. Blessed. What is God telling you?

Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/28/23

Blessed or privileged, there is a big difference. This is what a Bishop said at a talk this past weekend. The thought keeps floating around my head. I don’t think I realize how privileged I am. I live in America. I have an apartment. I have a car. I ... Read More »

40 Days of Becoming a Living Being

Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/21/23

Last week I asked how you love yourself, reflecting on Jesus’ command to “love your neighbor as yourself”. It’s easy for me to be kind, helpful, and caring of others, but it’s challenging for me to do those things for myself. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. We begin the season ... Read More »

...as yourself.

Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/13/23

Do you have kind thoughts about yourself? Do you take the time to eat well? Do you get enough sleep? Do you do some sort of physical activity 30 minutes a day? Do you pray for yourself?


You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Leviticus 19:18b

I ... Read More »

Trust God. Choose God's Ways.

Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/06/23

Are you all hanging on tight on this roller coaster we call life?! The past week was very busy with Sessions for children and their families, Adult Confirmation, middle schoolers, and High School Confirmation. I always find myself so amazed as many of you share with me stories of ... Read More »

Be the Light

Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/30/23

Last week seemed to be a rough one on many levels. Some things on the news: mass shootings, disturbing video released, shootings and bombings in the Middle East…A couple of friends asked me to pray because of serious illnesses in their families…A couple of you asked me to pray because ... Read More »

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 »


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