Browsing the 2020 archive of What the Faith

Advent 2020

Posted by Monica Pittman on 12/04/20

I have been thinking about this blog a lot lately.  I realized that I haven’t written anything since this whole pandemic thing started.  Then I wondered why.  

I’m pretty sure I did what a lot of us ended up doing, and that is hiding away hoping it would end ... Read More »

The Lentiest Lent

Posted by Monica Pittman on 4/02/20

I was sent a meme the other day that said,

“This is the Lentiest Lent I’ve ever Lented!” 

Isn’t that the truth?  Lent is all about sacrifice, self-discovery, and preparation for the coming of the Lord.  What better way to truly focus on the self than to be alone.  ... Read More »

Moses also asked his people to "shelter in place"

Posted by Monica Pittman on 3/25/20

There’s a lot of people out there trying to make sense of what is happening in the world right now.  There’s also a lot of people giving their opinions, and thoughts on how best to deal with social distancing.  I have seen article after article on how to keep ... Read More »

Sounds of Silence

Posted by Monica Pittman on 3/12/20

I have been struggling for a couple of days trying to come up with a topic about which to write.  Lent is so rich with innumerable items and paths; you would think it would be easy.  It has not been easy. 

The last twenty minutes or so have been ... Read More »

Lent begins

Posted by Monica Pittman on 2/26/20

Lent starts today.  Although Ash Wednesday is not a Holy Day of Obligation, it is certainly a beautiful start to the Lenten season and a fantastic reminder that we are sinners and need to atone. 

The ashes we receive remind us that we are sinners.  They are in the ... Read More »

Sorry Babies

Posted by Monica Pittman on 1/23/20

January 22 was declared National Sanctity of Life day.  This day comes right after the Right to Life marches and other such events bringing awareness to the abortion malady that is occurring in our world right now.  

One of our parishioners participated in the Right to Life March ... Read More »