Advent Journey Journal: Third Tuesday of Advent

Please download and share this journal page which I’m inviting my Sophomores to use during our Advent prayer time. Rather than write, they may also ponder and gaze at the relevant art on the slides.


Google Slides

And, as this is my last Advent Journal before we have our midterms and Christmas Break, enjoy this extra art:


May you and yours have a blessed and joy-filled Christmas!

Saint O’the Day: St. Lucy (Dec. 13th)

Please download and share this presentation – PDF

And on this feast day, a special shout out to the awesome St. Lucy’s Parish in Syracuse, New York!

Today is the last day before our midterm exams and then Christmas Break. So this will be my final Saint O’the Day post until we return on January 3, 2017!

Meditation Monday: Third Week of Advent

As I mentioned last Monday and the Monday before, the Spirituality Committee at my school has commissioned me to create a short video meditation for each Monday of Advent. It’s my pleasure to share this video for you to personally use or to share with others:

Lectionary Gospel: Third Sunday of Advent (Dec. 11, 2016)

This week, since it is Gaudete Sunday, I’ve done something different with the readings.

I hope you enjoy this focus on the joy which the scriptures promise with the coming of Christ then, now and forever!



Since I don’t seek to profit from these files, I don’t take the time to cite the source for each of the images found through a Google Search.

Saint O’the Day: St. Juan Diego (Dec. 9th)

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I particularly like this prayer found at the USCCB website.


I’m using the beginning of my class tomorrow to show Pope Francis’ prayer intention for December 2016:

And I’ll support Pope Francis’ prayer by introducing my students to the statistics and the work down by this organization – War Child

Saint O’the Day: Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (Dec. 8th)

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NOTE: I chose the dates and the location on the map, to reflect when and where this dogma was formally initiated.