Within These Chapel Walls: WITHIN THESE CHAPEL WALLS:
Chapel, with its beautiful Gothic exterior rising to the sky, and mystery
staircase inside. What draws people to it? Does it work ‘miracles’ for some?
Bring love for others? Find out when . . . (click title to continue reading)
March 30, 2013
Within These Chapel Walls: Love and War: by Callie Hutton
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Deanie Lawrence stopped a few buildings down from the Loretto Chapel and took a deep breath. She chewed her lip in contemplation. This was not a good idea. Despite Father Ryan’s assurances, she doubted coming face to face with Peter after all this time would heal the anger in his soul. No. Her former fiancé despised her, and with good reason.
The church stood outlined against the crystal blue New Mexico sky. It had always brought her comfort, especially during her darkest hours. The majestic rise of the steeple and gothic design of the building itself brought a sense of calm to her raging nerves. Wiping her sweaty palms down the front . . . (click title to continue reading)
Within These Chapel Walls: A Carpenter's Miracle: by Anna Kittrell
“Ouch! Son of a—” Zach ground his teeth, bit back the word hovering on the tip of his tongue.
“This looks amazing!”
He spun around to see his sister standing in the doorway.
“Why the scowl?” she asked.
“Oh, I don’t know, could be because I almost nailed my thumb to this blasted crucifix.” He turned back around and pounded his hammer on the rough timber.
Brenda stepped into the shed, her heels clacking across the . . . (click title to continue reading)
Within These Chapel Walls: A Free Choice: by Aryadne Leone
“Sorry to disturb your
The panic-tinged voice broke through her inner stillness, bringing Mother Superior Eva-Luke crashing back to earth. Once more, the flesh tugged at her, even as her spirit reached for liberation. She opened her eyes and turned to the anxious young novice.
“Yes, Sister Ruth,” the Mother Superior replied in well-modulated tones, lilted by a rich . . . (click title to continue reading)
Within These Chapel Walls: Adrian's Choice: by Vinita Eggers
Santa Fe, New Mexico
“Meg! Number fourteen wants to talk to you.”
In the process of putting the finishing touches on the seven tier wedding cake for her oldest brother’s wedding, Meghna Taylor winced as the unexpected bellow made her hand tremble.
Meg considered it a blessing that the customers at Sweet Bites felt comfortable talking to the head chef. However, when she had so many orders to finish and Easter was flashing . . . (click title to continue reading)