Catholic School, Latino Family Traditions

Ash Wednesday and Lent, Memories of Catholic School

  Today is Ash Wednesday, a Catholic tradition that marks the start of the Lenten season. Or to us Catholic school kids, who'll never forget, it's time to give up something for 40 days to remind us of sacrifice. Everyone strolled around the neighborhood with their ash crosses on their forehead, a mark of a… Continue reading Ash Wednesday and Lent, Memories of Catholic School

Family, Inspiration, Parenting, Strong Women

The Pope and My Mother

I'm not a Catholic anymore, but like millions of people, I watched Pope Francis' visit to Washington D.C and the other parts of America. Since the day he became Pope, I admired his Christian demeanor and his actions above rhetoric. His compassion for the homeless, the children, and immigrants reminded me of a lesson my… Continue reading The Pope and My Mother