Category Archives: My Scottish Adventure

A Reminder of Scotland


I’m finally back home in the US! Ok, that’s kind of old news.  I’ve actually been home for about a 2 1/2 weeks now.  Whew, and boy did I hit the ground running!  In that short time, I went to the National Sursum Corda … Continue reading

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Holy Week and Easter in New Brighton, England


Christus Resurrexit! Whew, barely got this finished before the Easter Octave was over!  Nevertheless, it’s here!  I hope all your Holy Week and Easter experiences were beautiful, breathtaking, and filled with abundant grace!  Mine was pretty spectacular.

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Ad Orientem


Last Wednesday, the University of Dundee Catholic Society received a nice surprise! During our weekly meeting, we had Mass offered for us by a Dominican priest, Fr. Lawrence Lew, from the Edinburgh University chaplaincy. Having Mass said for us (and having the priest actually show … Continue reading

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Vocabulary


I have to admit- I am slowly but surely becoming adjusted to living in another country.  While I definitely am not aware of a lot of differences in language and customs, the most obvious ones, which seemed weird and awkward before, are slowly … Continue reading

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A New Bishop


http://www.sconews.co.uk/latest-edition/33591/new-bishop-for-dunkeld/ http://www.sconews.co.uk/feature/34044/a-new-dawn-for-dunkeld/ Dundee finally has a Bishop!  Te Deum! Bishop Robson was installed just on Thursday, but I was able to attend his first Mass in the Cathedral last Sunday.  It was quite nice!

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Operation: EAF


Just 3 days until I come home for Christmas! I’m all packed and ready and am just counting down the hours until I leave on Friday night! Now… until then my mission is to simply EAT ALL FOOD!

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Family Time!!!


One of my favourite parts of the week is when I get to talk to my family on Sunday!  No matter how busy or tired I am, I always love spending an hour (or two) catching up with my Dad and my littlest sister via Skype! … Continue reading

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Too much walking…


Happy Feast of All Saint’s! Guess what?  It seems rather probable that I fractured my toe… :(  I actually think I injured it right when I got to Scotland, as I’m rather clumsy.  I’ve been doing a lot of tripping … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage for a Plenary Indulgence


These last few weeks have been *INSANE* at school (did I emphasise that enough?) The last time I felt this stressed with school, I was taking 21 credit hours (8 classes) and working 2 part time jobs.  Only having 2 … Continue reading

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My New Best Friend!


I walked past this little guy every day, but I never thought we could be friends; considering every encounter usually left me with bruises and muttering in annoyance as I hobbled down the stairs. However, I realized that I must humbly apologize for my rash judgement. … Continue reading

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