Category Archives: Devotionals

Celebrating Our First Christmas with Alzheimer’s Disease: Laughter Allowed

IT MAKES SENSE TO ME by Larry Peterson I guess the first time I realized that something was really wrong was about a year and a half ago. I have a bedroom I turned into an office, and I was … Continue reading

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Your Faith Has Made You Well, by Barbara Hosbach

Thank you Barbara Hosbach for writing, exclusively for me, “Your Faith Has Made You Well.” I’m amazed at how you know me so thoroughly, and I realize that you must have spent hours or even days meditating on each of … Continue reading

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Need More Space?

As I prayed the Divine Office, I realized I was missing something important. When I pray alone, I tend to forget the call-and-response rhythm of the psalms. A more conscious effort to place the pause within each couplet, instead of … Continue reading

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I Thirst for Your Love – Book Review from Barb Schonenberger

  From time to time our members come across a “treasure” that they just have to yell about.  Today we can all benefit from a find from Barb Schonenberger.      KC   All of us need reminders of how … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Genre Pin You Down

The other week I sat down to write a quick bit of catechesis on a tricky Gospel reading.  I think of myself as a non-fiction writer, and explaining Bible verses is exactly the kind of non-fiction I write most, lately. … Continue reading

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Black Bear of Clermont County

Southwest Ohioans are tracking a black bear that has roamed the region for several weeks now.  It likely swam across the Ohio river in a moment of disorientation and police want to get close enough to tranquilize it so they can … Continue reading

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My Neighbor and the “Firsts”

Did you practice either the First Friday or the First Saturday devotions? My mother told me about them—or was it the nuns at St. Peter in Chains Grade School. I don’t know if I actually completed one before I was … Continue reading

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