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Catholic Poetry

There are many things I love and one of them is poetry. I make my living and serve my vocation as an English teacher. My faith, however, isRead more »

The Real Problem with Gay Scouts and Leaders (Part 1)

This is Part 1 of a two-part series on the Boy Scouts of America. In this article, we’ll discuss the policy to include gay teensRead more »

If Facebook Cost You, Would You Use It?

A friend recently posted a little meme, which, of course, I can’t find now, about Facebook: essentially, if Facebook cost money,Read more »

The ABC’s of Apologizing to Your Kids

Slammed door, yelling, and stomping feet. These are the sounds of the moody teenager, right? Sometimes. But sometimes, they are Mom orRead more »

15 Ways to Cope When Someone Suddenly Dies

The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them. They seemed, in the view of the foolish, to be dead;Read more »

You Did It To Me: Harboring the Homeless

Welcome to the series “You did it to me” where we will be discussing the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. This will be a twice aRead more »

Sweet Sacrifice

I asked my eight year old daughter what she thought sacrifice meant.  She gave me a great answer: “It means giving up somethingRead more »

Catholic Through The Year Blog Tour and Contest

WHAT IT IS Catholic Sistas is pleased to announce The Official Catholic Through The Year Blog Tour!  This blog tour is intended toRead more »

Interview with Sr. Patricia Cushing, SJW: Year of Consecrated Life

I was thrilled when I heard from Sister Patricia that she was going to participate in this interview series for the Year of ConsecratedRead more »

Planned Parenthood’s Chillingly Efficient Side Business: Selling Aborted Baby Parts

WARNING: This post contains graphic subject matter that may disturb some readers. Personal discretion is advised. By now, you may have seenRead more »

Take Nothing for the Journey

“Take nothing for the journey but a walking stick.” Matthew 6:8 It is with a mental smile that I hear these words. As we pack for vacation,Read more »

Love of the Father

“Congratulations,” my husband glanced up at me and grinned, “You’ve brought new life into the world again.” He fiddled with a finalRead more »

Our {Catholic} Homeschool Curriculum for 2015-2016

One of the best feelings for a homeschooling parent is to know EXACTLY what you will be using early on in the Summer before the new schoolRead more »

Sundried Tomato & Mushroom Lentil Casserole

My children and I recently had an extended stay with some family who happen to practice the art of abstaining from meat on Fridays. ThisRead more »

Yes, America is Still a Great Nation

As our 4th of July celebrations come to a close and we begin our new work week, there is something that has been on my mind and on myRead more »