Month: July 2017

And the saint comes marching in …

So the call came and my great new dream gig fell through. The next day (the day it was to start), I was running an errand and decided to stop off and see someone who had invited me for coffee. This was not a meeting at…

Faith when it all falls apart …

Perhaps I was not specific enough. I wanted to find a job and then actually start doing it. If you have been reading this blog recently, you will know that I have been praying a lot (including novenas to St. Josemaria Escriva and St. Jude) for…

A note of thanks to a saintly friend …

I prayed a novena to St. Jude. I asked for help finding work. A week or so after the novena ended, I received word that I had landed a job. What’s more, it was not just any job, but one I truly wanted, one that got…

St. Jude raises his eyebrow and restores my faith …

St. Jude, popularly known as the patron saint of lost causes, is also known by the names Thaddeus, Jude of James, and Judas Thaddeus. He was one of the twelve apostles and is believed by many to be the son of Joseph and thus the brother of…