Good day! Rev. Lorie here; Christmas is for sharing love, joy, and hope. There are so many families out there that need our help all year round. We have the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle; we have the Angel Trees. There is Adopt a Family. These are the most known ones; however, the lesser-known charities also…Read More
Happy New Year
Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed your new years eve. Myself, I didn’t make it past 10 pm. I would like to contribute that to old age, but I know many who are older than me and stayed up well past midnight. I am wishing that you and your family have a wonderful 2023…Read More
Pet Funerals or Memorials
As a pet mom, the love we have for our fur or feather babies is unconditional. As well as the unconditional love they have for us. The growl, bark, meow, tweet into our lives, and mark a permanent spot for them. They become members of our family, not just a pet. My five babies, Casey,…Read More
The Legend Of The Christmas Rose
Now on the cold winter night when Jesus was born, the shepherds were not the only ones on the hillside tending their flocks. A young shepherdess, called Madelon heard what the Angel told the shepherds. Hearing the news, the young girl’s heart became full of love and devotion and filled with faith. At a distance…Read More
Rainy Day Memories
Rainy day memories Today as I sit and watch the rainfall, it reminds me of a moment in my childhood where it was raining. We had to wear a raincoat and the only one my mother had was a clear plastic one with bright emerald green polka dots. She made me wear it to school….Read More
Ash Wednesday…Beginning of Lent…Why I am not giving anything up for Lent this year!
That is correct, this year I am not giving anything up for Lent. No giving up on coffee, sweets, junk food, nothing like that. I am, however, going to do something different for Lent this year. I am calling this my reverse Lent. This year, I am going to do something. That is correct. I…Read More
St. Veronica Prayer
St. Veronica Prayer St. Veronica, pray for us to our Lord Jesus that His Holy Face may be imprinted on our hearts, so that we may always be mindful of His tortuous Passion and Death, which he endured for love of us. Dearest St. Veronica, increase our desire to gaze upon that most radiant face…Read More
My first of many Homilies
On October 4th 2020, St. Francis of Assisi Day, I delivered my first homily for our service for my church. I will tell you I was so nervous, excited and freaking out. Why you ask? Simply put, homiletics is not my strong suit when it comes to becoming a Priest. I would like to think…Read More
I am more than just a pretty face!
There is a great deal more to me than just a pretty face. Well, I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder as my Nana use to say. However at St. Veronica, we do more than just pray for people, volunteer. We also do Weddings, Funerals, Celebration of Life and of course Baptisms….Read More
I Am Back Volunteering….
Well on September 2, 2020, I went back to volunteering at the Seniors Residence, King Place here in Midland Ontario. It has been a very long time since I was there last. We figured it out after the service I did at 10:30 am that it has been since March. For me that is a…Read More