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Remembering Our Lady’s Sorrows

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, andRead more »

August: The Month of the Blessed Sacrament

Last month, we discussed the July devotion to the Precious Blood. Today, we explore the August devotion to the Most Blessed Sacrament. WeRead more »

Lectio Divina: Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (2016)

If you are already familiar with the practice of lectio divina you already know that it is a prayerful reading of Scripture and is anRead more »

The Magnificat– a prayer of trust

The Magnificat My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowlyRead more »

GIVEAWAY: We’re Mixing It Up This Year on Our Fifth Anniversary!

Friends, can you believe it’s been FIVE YEARS since the beginning of Catholic Sistas? I look back with so many fond memories of whatRead more »

5 Things to Consider this Homeschool Year

I am always reading, researching, and making notes about how to improve the logistics in every area of our life.  Obviously thisRead more »

Having Good Kids: Is it the Luck of the Draw?

I can’t count the number of times people have told me I am so lucky to have such good kids. They see them sitting in church or gatheredRead more »

Thanks for the memories …

     For longer than I can remember, I have had trouble as seasons change or things come to an end.  I tend toRead more »

Peace in Pain

You know how Paul wrote, “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake and in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christ’sRead more »

Seven Quick n Easy Meals

Good day dear readers; this week we are going to face the ugly truth glaring at us down the barrel of time. In a very short number ofRead more »

Theology of the Body Congress: Hope for a Broken World

There is no denying that our world is broken. We only have to turn on the television or read the news online or in print to knowRead more »

The Weakling

I am a weakling. I am a burden on my loved ones. The thought crosses my mind so often, it gets fixed in the back of my brain. I can seeRead more »

10 Commandments Parking Lot

It is the dog days of summer here in Kansas now and the city pool isn’t even cool enough to offer any relief.  With more timeRead more »

Remodeling Our Hearts for Christ

We have lived in our home for 18 years now. In those 18 years we have put a lot of wear and tear on it. To be honest, it wasn’t a qualityRead more »

NFP Awareness Week: Growing in Love, Mercy, and Life

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has designated this week as National Natural Family Planning Week in honor of theRead more »