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Rice Puff Grotto

For a tasty treat to celebrate Our Lady of Lourdes, try building this grotto out of Cocoa (or Fruity) Pebbles!   Our Lady of Lourdes "Cocoa Pebbles" Grotto Ingredients: ½ stick butter 10.5 oz pkg mini marshmallows 13 oz box Cocoa Pebbles…

Autumn Feast

Autumn feast God seems to have a special love for autumn. While all the seasons sing a song of his glory, autumn’s song is richer than the rest. Leaves turn red, goldenrod blankets the fields, and the harvest finally comes in. Even heaven…

Easy Lenten Suppers

From slow-cooked to fast and easy, these simple recipes offer some variety for your meatless meals this Lent.   Black Bean Burritos Simple meal that bursts with flavor 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 bell pepper (red,…

Impostor Pasta & Mock Meatballs

As a family, we give up sugary snacks for Lent, but Sundays are meant to be a mini-Easter, so I told the kids we could make a treat. My oldest son Eamon wasted no time in selecting this funny confection he’s had his eye on in a book I…

A Homegirl Mother’s Day

When Jesuit Father Greg Boyle opened a small bakery 20 years ago in East Los Angeles — in the middle of some of the most dangerous and violent gang territory in the world — then began employing members from rival gangs to work side by side,…

Celebrating St. Patrick

With all the loud and crowded parades, green beer, leprechauns, and kelly-colored costumes, it can be easy to forget that St. Patrick’s Day commemorates a real man, and that the feast of St. Patrick — March 17 — marks the day of his death.…

Hospitality with heart

When we accept that our homes and food don’t have to be perfect, we can discover the joy of entertaining. Here, Sandy Coughlin, author of the book The Reluctant Entertainer, shares 10 “commandments” of hospitality, to help you keep your…