Why Jesus’ body is important

I just spent almost an hour of my working time tidying up the house in preparation for the cleaners to arrive later today. These are the cleaners I hire to come fortnightly to give me more time to write. I’m not sure it’s working out quite as well as I hoped! Anyway, I’ve just looked…

A quick catch-up post

Pre-apologies for another lazy catch-up/quick takes style blog post, but it’s all I can manage at the moment! It definitely feels like summer time now. We don’t have a pool, but on hot days I usually get a text from one or other friend who lives nearby asking if I want to bring the kids over…

Gearing up for the busy season

Wow, doesn’t the year just slip away once October is finished! I’ve spent some time today on my November calendar, and my list of things to do next week is super full. I’m trying to stay calm about that, and focus on the essentials. I’m prioritising ruthlessly at the moment. There is much I feel…

A friend in the ‘sister’ of St Therese

The canonisation of St Elizabeth of the Trinity recently was pretty special for our family. We have a social butterfly, piano-playing, fun-loving, sweet and prayerful girl in our family who is very happy to have a namesake in one of the Church’s newest saints. Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880), Elizabeth Catez, was born in…