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Lectio Divina: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (2016)

Before we begin this week’s lectio divina practice, please have this Sunday’s Gospel reading in front of you. For each of the four sectionsRead more »

Old and Pregnant

I have known so many women who have experienced pregnancy loss and miscarriage. I never in a million years thought I would be one of them.Read more »

Faithful Citizenship Decision 2016

We are approximately 3 weeks away from what is arguably the most intense election cycle our country has ever dealt with. The intensity hasRead more »

What to Say When a Friend Miscarries

The loss of a child during pregnancy can be one of the most devastating events in a person’s life. Not only do you lose your child but youRead more »

Time for the Rosary

Time for the Rosary

Do you have time for the Rosary?  Many years ago, our family began saying the rosary together daily.  Our children were small,Read more »

Witness to Confirmation

This weekend’s Confirmation Mass began with a bit of excitement and a late start. Our bishop came pealing into the parking lot from aRead more »

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

This coming Sunday’s Gospel reading is a familiar story. One of the things I most like about lectio divina is the chance to read and prayRead more »

To Say Their Names

Our names are important. Even if we share the same name as someone else, our names are still uniquely our own. If someone said, “Tell meRead more »

St. Francis Treasure Box DIY

Tomorrow we celebrate the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi!  Children, and adults alike, find St. Francis easy to love especiallyRead more »

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

This coming Sunday’s Gospel passage can be found at the USCCB website HERE. Have it handy and read along with this post. If you need aRead more »

Thy Will Be Done

When I was a child it never failed that people would inquire what I wanted to be when I was grown. I think it is a question every adultRead more »

Dear Husband,

Dear Husband, I see you across the table.  I see how tired your eyes are and how your body hurts.  I see you.  But IRead more »

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 »