holy family

Making my way on the healing journey, I learned about and "made friends" with some saints, though the ones I probably gained the most help from was the Holy Family. Given that most/all of my abuse took place in the family, both by blood and by took such a long time to look up… Continue reading holy family


raphael the archangel

It's been a long while since I wrote about a saint on his/her feast day. St. Raphael had been lumped together with the other Archangels on the day that used to be called Michaelmas, celebrating St. Michael. On the old calendar, though, he would be remembered today. He is different than the other saints I'd… Continue reading raphael the archangel


dymphna & gerebran

When I first wrote this, St. Dymphna and St. Gerebran's feast day was overshadowed by another holy day (not unlike my saintly namesake, who has the misfortune of sharing her feast day with Christmas Day). Either way, though, these are two saints (especially Gerebran) who usually get overlooked and forgotten unless one has been effected… Continue reading dymphna & gerebran