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Pro-Life Women’s Conference Highlights Changing Approaches in the Pro-Life Movement

The first ever Pro-Life women’s conference is being held in Dallas, Texas this weekend.   This conference lineup isRead more »

Decorating a Catholic Home Part I: Research

Before I was a home-schooling mama, I was an interior designer.  I loved my job bringing beauty to people’s homes through goodRead more »

How to Make a Blessing Bag

A little over a week ago I returned from a mission trip with our parish youth group. We traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio to work with theRead more »

Prayer: Not Meaningless, Life Changing

I’ve noticed in the last few years that when a tragic event happens there are often cries of “don’t pray!” As if prayer is a meaningless,Read more »

Real Men

I love men. I love real men—men of chivalry and honor, men who are enabled to embrace their masculinity. In a very sad way, we have aRead more »

Keeping Up

Keeping Up – Balancing Material Wants versus Spiritual Needs

The neighbors bought a new car, installed a new pool, got a promotion, a new job… Our friend’s child earned higher grades, got aRead more »

Code of Conduct

Our second son joined the Alaska Air National Guard and flew away to Texas for basic training last month. Before he left, he presented meRead more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum Part 2

Back in March I introduced the beginning of a new series I am writing for Catholic Sistas – Diary of a Homeschool Mum and todayRead more »

The Really Bad Day

From the very cheeriest of Catholic women to the most depressed, we’ve all had at least one Really Bad Day. Not just a bad day. A ReallyRead more »

DIY Sacred Heart Pocket Shrine

Oh how I have been wanting to make a pocket shrine for a LONG TIME now.  And I have been putting it off because of the supplies thatRead more »

Stress Free Vacation at Home, or As It’s More Commonly Known, a Staycation!

This month with summer full on for most readers, many of us are wondering about what to do for a vacation. Planning is the key here. As isRead more »

Decorating a Catholic Home

As the domestic extension of the church we as homemakers have an obligation to keep the faith alive in our homes.  Ever since theRead more »

Memorial Day: In Honor of Their Sacrifice

“Greater love has no one than this; that one lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 Today on Memorial Day we remember thoseRead more »

Joan of Arc Puppet Show

When it comes to saints, Joan of Arc is high on my list of favorites. There are so many things about her that I admire. She was open toRead more »

The Real War on Women: ISIS’s Slaves

The Catholic Church teaches us that the highest expression of love is self-gift.  This teaching flows from Christ’s gift of himselfRead more »