Faith & Life

CELEBRATING SISTERS

Ever since the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose founded St. Catherine’s Academy in Anaheim in 1889, religious sisters and…

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LESSONS IN SUCCESS

When I was in school my dad informed me that my only ‘job’ was to study, do well and get…

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HOLY WEEK BLESSINGS

While Easter — with its egg hunts and candy- filled baskets – is a logical representation of Christ’s Resurrection, the…

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ROLE PLAYING

When it comes to female role models, our first, most important, and lasting, is our mother. In considering this week’s…

Faith & Life

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Family history, often embodied in heirlooms and keepsakes from our forbearers, can be a casualty of our fascination with decluttering…

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CELEBRATING THE DEAD

My fitness journey  includes daily walks through the Santa Ana and Fairhaven Memorial cemeteries because they provide safe, flat surfaces,…

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BREAKING BREAD

As a child, i took for granted that we ate dinner together every evening (until I was in college). I…

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FAITH-FILLED SUMMERTIME

With Vacation Bible Schools canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus, Catholic families have cause for celebration this year as…

Faith & Life

CATHOLIC GETAWAYS

Following the isolation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, many families are planning summer getaways as restrictions loosen, vacation deals become abundant, and domestic travel is possible.