Author Archives: veilofveronica

About veilofveronica

I am a mother and wife as well as an RCIA and Adult Faith Formation catechist at a parish in the south. I have 3 children and a great husband.

Focus on the Who and the Why

I will make a covenant for them on that day, with the wild animals, With the birds of the air, and with the things that crawl on the ground. Bow and sword and warfare I will destroy from the land, … Continue reading

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Short Meditation on the Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple

If you were to pray the Rosary on a Saturday or Monday (which is a good idea) you would meditate on the joyful mysteries. The 5th joyful mystery is the Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple. It is … Continue reading

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Beasts of Judgment, Fear and False Expectation

 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 I don’t know about you all, but of late … Continue reading

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That time Jesus Overturned the Tables

I have seen several people recently when speaking about the injustices happening justify violence and point to Jesus overturning the tables in the temple as a comparison. I would like to point out a few things. First and foremost, Jesus … Continue reading

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The Healing of the Priesthood – through Saint John the Apostle

This year for my Saint of the year I had chosen John the Apostle. I have studied the Gospel of John at the Avila Institute and I learned so much about this Beloved Apostle. Throughout the year I have been … Continue reading

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3 Days of Darkness

I watched as the Lamb broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake. The sun became as dark as black cloth, and the moon became as red as blood. Revelation 6:12 This is one of those posts that … Continue reading

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Viruses, Racism, Rioting, Climate Change and What really Matters

Therefore, I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. Matthew 12:30-31 I was looking at the dire state of the world today and everything that is happening. … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Eucharist

As they reached the threshing floor of Nodan, Uzzah stretched out his hand to the ark of God and steadied it, for the oxen were tipping it.  Then the LORD became angry with Uzzah; God struck him on that spot, … Continue reading

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Welcome Home – Going Back to Mass

Photo by Bridget Touhey Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 BY: ASHLEY BLACKBURN Welcome Home! That’s the phrase of the day today as Catholic Churches all over different Diocese’s … Continue reading

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Contracepting Christ

  Ghent Altar Piece – the wedding feast of the Lamb The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of … Continue reading

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