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Sanctifying the Ordinary

Sanctifying the Ordinary

I have been changing diapers for the last 14 years of my life- a task that I first approached with a mix of apprehension and excitement asRead more »

Refrigerator Catechism: Saint Teresa Magnets

Refrigerator Catechism {Saint Teresa Magnets}

Saint Teresa!  Can you believe it’s official?!?!!!  Even before I was Catholic I admired the person that Mother Teresa wasRead more »

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

What I had considered for months to be just normal motherhood exhaustion and worry, was really the beginning of a slow, downward spiral,Read more »

Swimsuits and Son Bathing

Well, it’s here again. That wonderful season where bathing beauties fill the covers of our favorite magazines announcing the latest andRead more »

Visiting the Imprisoned

Visiting the Imprisoned – An Encounter With An Inmate

Disclaimer: This post is about my correspondence with Dahvie Holmes, with whom I run the blog Housewife // SavagelifeRead more »

Getting Out of the Baby Pool

Getting Out of the Baby Pool

“The world offers you comfort. You were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness. -Pope Benedict XVI I have always loved thisRead more »

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The Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration, Part 2

In part one of “The Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration,” I laid out the fascinating history behind the practice ofRead more »

The Guiding Light of Mary: Inspiration for Deepening Our Relationship with Christ

The month of May is one of two months devoted to Mary, the mother of God. This past Lent, I found myself reflecting on the ways in whichRead more »

The Beginner's Guide to Eucharistic Adoration, Part 1

The Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration, Part I

I boldly raised my hand and asked, “Do we have to believe that it is truly His body and blood to be Catholic?” His answer wasRead more »

Made to Love God Without “Martha-ing” Things Up

All I want is to be is a loving Christian, a patient mother, an attentive girlfriend, a thoughtful daughter, a generous sister, a preparedRead more »

What’s In Your Mass Bag?

Here at Catholic Sistas, we’re all about things that will amplify our Mass experience! These Mass bag additions will make it easier for usRead more »

MyChildStruggleswithMentalIllness

My Child Struggles with Mental Illness

Welcome to this installment in the series Real and Raw – Soul-Stirring Stories, a series focused on taking a candid look at theRead more »

Holy Budgeting_ Practicing Detachment and Stewardship in a World Filled with Money

Holy Budgeting: Practicing Detachment and Stewardship in a World Filled with Money

Money, more specifically budgeting, is one of those topics that everyone urges you to sort out before you get married. Make sure you areRead more »

Questions for God

Questions for God – Drawing Closer to Him

Have you ever thought about the conversations you’d have with God when you finally meet Him face to face? I laugh when I think about theRead more »

The Ten Invitations

Thou Shalt NOT… As a youth minister, I can tell you that nothing is quite as tough as teaching the Ten Commandments.  ARead more »