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Introducing Myself---Again

I cannot remember how long ago Melanie asked that we introduce or reintroduce ourselves, but at last I have put something together.  This is a reintroduction.

Some Things about Me that You Might Like to Know

Lifelong CatholicMarried 35 years and still going strongMother of oneMother-in-law of oneRetired since 2008Professed Lay CarmeliteBorn and raised in Chicago, Illinois, but now living in Northern California, after having lived in a few other places as wellEducated at Palmer School, St. Edward School, Sacred Heart Academy, Resurrection High School, DePaul University, Northeastern Illinois University, Franciscan School of TheologyEmployment history: waitress, lab tech, school teacher, U.S.A.F sergeant, Chicago police officer, director of religious education, and moreLearning guitar and Spanish You can find more, if you like, at my blog, From the Pulpit of My Life, on the "Meet Ruth Ann" page.  I would enjoy hearing from you!

If You Need Employment...

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Everywhere I have gone, all the Blogs that I have the opportunity to visit, the social-networking sites, everywhere...it is quite rampant...

We need Jobs!

I have come across this Prayer to St. Joseph, whom among other things is the Patron Saint for...you guessed it, Work. 
He's not St. Joseph the Worker for Nuthin'!

9 Days.   A Simple Novena.  I Pray you also find your Vocation, not just a Job...

God Love You ♥


Powerful Novena to Saint Joseph (Over 1900 years old)
O St. Joseph whose protection is so great, so strong,
 so prompt before the Throne of God,
 I place in you all my interests and desires.
O St. Joseph do assist me by your powerful intercession
 and obtain for me from your Divine Son all spiritual blessings
 through Jesus Christ, Our Lord;
 so that having engaged here below your Heavenly power
 I may offer my Thanksgiving and Homage to the most Loving of Fathers.
O St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating you and Jesus asleep in your arms.
 I dare not approach while He repose…