March 28th, 2020 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: Be Perfect, Be Holy

I recorded this “Life is Worth Pondering” episode on the Sunday before Lent began.  Although at that time I didn’t know God would be sending the ‘Coronavirus Crisis’ to lead us all to deeper holiness, He did and so He had me give the message that this Crisis is truly all about.  Even many who did remember […]

October 13th, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: The Story of Fatima October 13, 2019

This week’s Life is Worth Pondering Episode, was recorded in May, 2017, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. I thought today, which is the anniversary of the famous ‘Miracle of the Sun’ would be a good day on which to put the story of Fatima on my website and make it […]

September 15th, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: Praying for the Prodigals September 15, 2019

Finally I was able to record a new episode of Life is Worth Pondering for you.  Although there is so much to do, I didn’t want to let the Gospel of the Prodigal Son pass by without sharing some thoughts with you about it.  In this episode I share two stories that happened on this […]

August 28th, 2019 by Servant Maria


No “Life Is Worth Pondering” Again! Newsletter Coming Soon!

I’m sorry, but on Sunday this week I had to compose a newsletter to send out to those on the mailing list so once again I was unable to create a new Life Is Worth Pondering episode. I haven’t sent a Missionary Messenger since May, so it was past time to send a mailing out. […]

August 19th, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: Setting the Earth On Fire August 18, 2019

Sorry, I won’t be able to work on this until next weekend! I am so very busy all week at the Baraga Shrine Gift Shop. But when I can I will put the talk online. I have a talk for this week’s episode, but I had to go away today and again tomorrow, so it […]

August 12th, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: Light Your Lamps August 11, 2019

I made an episode of Life Is Worth Pondering for today, but it is too strong to put online. Two-thirds of the episode share with you a talk by Fulton Sheen which was the first in a series of talks called ‘Light Your Lamps’. In this episode I also share some things I’ve learned from […]

August 4th, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: Build Not Bigger Barns August 4, 2019

In this week’s Gospel Jesus teaches us to build not bigger barns when you have a big harvest.  What should you do instead?  Well, you’ll have to listen to Servant Maria’s talk this week as she invites St. Francis of Assisi, Father Joseph Rickaby, S.J., Msgr Fulton J. Sheen and Pope Pius XI to share […]

July 29th, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: A Few Saving the Many July 28, 2019

In today’s shortened episode of Life is Worth Pondering, Servant Maria applies the story of Abraham, God and Sodom and Gomorrah to our own lives and our responsibility in praying for our country and the world in addition to our own selves and our family. Just as ‘just a few’ could have saved the cities […]

July 21st, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: The One Thing Necessary July 21, 2019

In this week’s Gospel Mary sits at the feet of Jesus as Martha works away preparing a meal for Our Lord.  When Martha asks Jesus to send Mary to help her, He tells Martha that she who is sitting at His feet listening to Him in love is doing the ‘one thing necessary’…Mary has chosen […]

July 14th, 2019 by Servant Maria


Life Is Worth Pondering: Living the Gospels July 14, 2019

In today’s Life Is Worth Pondering episode, Servant Maria encourages her listeners to put into their lives the practice of praying with the Gospels and forming our minds according to the mind of Christ.  Taking Sunday’s Gospel of the Good Samaritan, you learn a simple method for praying with Scripture.  We look at a section […]