Laura Ricketts

Laura Ricketts is a wife and mother who adores her husband and homeschools her energetic children. Laura volunteers and works for several ministries and sits on one board of directors. She is a Birth and Bereavement Doula and uses her personal and professional experience to serve women and families. Laura and her family consider their parish to be their second home and if not there, she can be found avoiding the ever present pile of laundry, reading about her hero and Spiritual Father, St. John Paul the Great while eating bacon and wishing she had more cats, or kayaking!

6 Ways to Keep the Joy of Easter Alive for the Whole Season

Easter Sunday begins an entire season of joyful celebration for Catholics. Just as Lent is a season, Easter has its own season, beginning with the Easter vigil on Holy Saturday night and ending fifty days later after the Ascension at Pentecost. This makes the Easter season a full ten days longer than Lent. During this …

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