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The Birth of Cana’s Vineyard, A Catholic Couples Group

IN THE BEGINNING One evening, in late spring two years ago, a friend and I sat outside her home chatting about the desire to do more asRead more »

Homeschooling and Working from Home: How I Do It.

One question I often get asked is “how do I do it?” How do I home school and work from home, along with all the other normal daily tasks ofRead more »

Raising Chaste Catholic Men: A Review

When we only had four little ones! As a mother, I am constantly thinking about and worrying about my children. I think about their health,Read more »

The Cross of Infertility

“So, when are you going to have kids?” It’s one of the most awkward questions I encounter and one of the most stressful, frustrating, andRead more »

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

This lectio divina post came up at just the right time. I have a small group that meets once a month and uses the upcoming Sunday Gospel toRead more »

Patience, please.

I once went to Confession years ago, and as I divulged my many transgressions, I still felt helpless. Typically, I am at peace and have aRead more »

YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body

For many years, centuries perhaps, the Catholic Church has gotten a bad rap regarding her teachings on sex. Considered prudish byRead more »

How Catholic Crafting Brings Me Closer to Christ

Did you know you can buy lots of empty Altoids tins on eBay? Why would anyone buy empty Altoids tins?! I LOVE ALTOIDS! But I wouldRead more »

Understanding the Gift of Human Sexuality: An Interview with Jason Evert

Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you my interview with Jason Evert who will be a speaker at the Theology of the Body CongressRead more »

Keeping Our Sympathy

During a thirty minute wait in a physician assistant’s office a few weeks ago, I had enough time to read all of the informationalRead more »

Mea Culpa

Mea Culpa

          Ahh, the start of a new school year.  Supply lists, book bills, registration, homework,Read more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 3

September 6th, 2016- My first two posts in the Diary of a Homeschool Mum have been set in the past as I shared the beginnings of whyRead more »

The Beautiful Mess of the Family: An Interview with Bill Donaghy

Family life… what does that mean? If we are to look at society we know that the term is changing at an alarming rate. The family is beingRead more »

Mother Teresa: A Lamp in the Darkness

“Thy word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. I have sworn an oath and confirmed it,   to observe thy righteousRead more »

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

Lectio divina is a beautiful way of encountering Jesus in Scripture and is an ancient tradition of the Church. To learn more about it,Read more »