Our Lady of La Leche, pray for us

As many of you know, John-Paul and I got off to a rough start with breastfeeding. I started out having multiple nurses try to help me at the hospital; while they were all very bright women, none of them had any specialized in lactation. JP did not want to latch. He simply turned his head … Continue reading Our Lady of La Leche, pray for us

TMIY Pilgrimage: Into the Heart of the Holy Family

Wrapping up the Europe pictures! After about 10 days on our own in Rome and Paris, we met up with a pilgrimage group. This pilgrimage group was formed through the organization Paradisus Dei, based out of Houston. Paradisus Dei has lots of different avenues of ministry, but their main branch is a men's group called … Continue reading TMIY Pilgrimage: Into the Heart of the Holy Family

Rome, Day 2

What a perfect day in Rome! We woke up and met Mike Zimmerman on our way to the Vatican. There‚Äôs something really lovely about being awake and walking around before a city begins the daily hustle and bustle. You can absorb the scenery with ease rather than fighting the crowds. We continued on our way … Continue reading Rome, Day 2

Saint Peregrine, pray for us.

Today is the day that my Poppy begins radiation treatment for lung cancer. Back in January he found out that he has colon cancer, and when they brought him in for tests they discovered he also has lung cancer. Both are in the early stages, and colon cancer is particularly slow growing; the lung cancer, … Continue reading Saint Peregrine, pray for us.