Posts Tagged ‘Pope’

My Bucket List

I think we all have a bucket list, whether written down or not, of the things we want to do before we head north.  Our experience with Luke has taught me to get busy, because none of us knows just how long we have.  I’m not being all gloom and doom, I’m just saying get off…

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Advent: The Pope Guest Blogs

Ok, not technically, but I’ve been known to subscribe to the Vatican Information Service listserv.  In last week’s edition, the Pope shared his three Christmas wishes and I thought they were worth sharing.  Trust me, if the Pope really does guest blog, you can catch me hovering over the moon! B16, take it away… “My first wish,…

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And they may call him "Blessed"

Oh, our beloved Pope John Paul II.  A little more than three years ago, I shared my favorite JP2 memories. What a man.  What a Pope.  What a soon-to-be saint! Scott and I were blessed to see him nearly a dozen times from 2000-2003.  Some of the sightings were quick (at his apartment window late…

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QOTW: May 21, 2010

“Your real, real, REAL name is Scott.”John Paul, after referring to Scott as Dad, then clarified his “actual” name. Me:  “Anna-Laura, did you wake up your sister this morning?”ALG: “No.  I only said, ‘Clare, it’s time to wake up.’  I didn’t touch her.” “That’s my friend!”Clare, while pointing to big sister ALG at Pre-K graduation. …

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Surprise!

Once our tour of the Vatican was finished, Bishop Aymond and I headed out for some shopping! We were on a mission. He was looking for “bishop stuff” and I was just tagging along. We also had another idea – travel to the Vatican photo shop and find the photos from the general audience. Many…

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