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My Sofa and My Life

Life will take its digs at us, and we will become weatherworn, some of us more so than others. But it doesn’t take away from who we are. InRead more »

Lent & Confession: Growing Closer to Christ

Lent & Confession: Growing Closer to Christ

I was once told to pray for the person I was struggling to like and respect. I didn’t want to pray for them, but I grudgingly undertookRead more »

When You Say You Love Me

When You Say You Love Me

We humans have a significant handicap when it comes to love. Our fallen human nature will forever prohibit us from being able toRead more »

Overcome: Keeping Faith with a Disability

OVERCOME: Keeping Faith with a Disability

A disability manifests itself in a person in a variety of different ways. Yet all people with disabilities want to be loved, welcomed andRead more »

The Ask: Struggling with NFP

If you’re not already working with an instructor who specializes in your NFP method of choice, now would be a good time to find one. IfRead more »

A Modern Day Miracle

A Modern Day Miracle

Faith’s back curved looked like a slithering snake, 50 degrees, then 48 degrees, and ending with another 28-degree curve.  She was facing aRead more »

What Are Ember Days?

What Are Ember Days?

I’ve been a Catholic for over 20 years and it’s just been recently that I’ve heard of Ember Days. I’m not sure if it’s because theRead more »

Mom So Hard: Finessing the Intricacies of Your Modern Catholic Family

…if you’re at all like me, and not naturally organized or struggle to find some kind of organization and balance in your life, youRead more »

JOURNEY-Finding Faith in Running | www.catholicsistas.com

JOURNEY: A Series about Finding Faith in Running

And much like our faith journeys, running is a journey; a journey of self-awareness, self-discovery, and self-love. And when we takeRead more »

WhenOurLadyReachesDowntoUs

When Our Lady Reaches Down to Us

Yet, throughout all of the discouragement and suffering, God carried us. He helped us to survive such traumatic experiences and, over time,Read more »

Of Note – March 2019

We’ve scoured the Catholic blogosphere and our own archives to bring you worthy orthodox Catholic reading. Grab a cup of coffee, curlRead more »

2019 Lenten Photo Journey

This past weekend my husband and I began discussing our Lenten sacrifices. While Lent is pretty late this year (Easter is in mid-April!),Read more »

The 2019 Handy Dandy List to Lenten Resources

The 2019 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Resources

What better way to enter into this penitential season than to comb through our newest list of Lenten resources – along with taking aRead more »

Food for the Soul

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Cultivating a Healthy Dependence on Food and God

Food for the soul is a journey that begins from the inside out. A journey where God speaks the language of our heart.  The place where ourRead more »

“Finding Yourself” - Ven. Fulton Sheen’s Guide to Authentic Self-Love 

“Finding Yourself” – Ven. Fulton Sheen’s Guide to Authentic Self-Love 

The Frivolous Road Trip There is something so incredibly compelling about the road trip.  Not a road trip based in utility, I’ve doneRead more »