Margaret Rose Realy invites us to rethink traditional ideas about the Lenten fast.
Still pondering a New Year's resolution—one that doesn't involve modification of nutritional intake? Something that will keep your hands busy so you don’t exceed the feed-limit? Become a charitable knit-wit!
If you like feeding the birds through the winter, here are a few tips from Margaret Rose Realy, the Catholic Gardener.
A cleaning of a favorite article of furniture brings back memories of precious family moments.
Margaret Rose Realy suggest that apples are a wonderful tool for teaching the youngest of children about our faith.
A special celebration for the Blessed Mother's birthday!
From spring forsythia branches to fall garden mums I bring the beauty and fragrance of my garden into the house. Some arrangements are minimalistic and modern; others are full and robust, looking very much like a 16th
When my friend, Linda, and I bought this house twenty-six years ago we had to literally dig out the basement with coal shovels. It looked like a hoarder lived downstairs. With the help of Linda’s family the
The three-year-old tabby is small for her age at only five pounds. Her dark-gray fur is striped in black with a lovely undercoat of coppery-gold and is surprisingly soft and thick, more like rabbit fur in winter.
I would like to share with you an excerpt from my new book Cultivating God’s Garden through Lent. This is a portion of the entry for Holy Thursday: Seeds Germinate The spring retreat I was leading would
There has been an abundance of gift giving in the past six weeks. A box of soy candles, gourmet coffee, and seriously warm slippers offset the questionable functionality of Jingle Bells Spreader Knives (set of four) and