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A ‘Clean, Well-Lighted Place’ for Us All

I spent four dreamy years in college studying literature. There are a few texts that I still think about once in a while and even fewerRead more »

Battle of the Bath

I loathe bath time. It’s always a battle. An argument to get in the bath, an argument to get out of the bath. Moldy toys, bubbles, waterRead more »

Children Versus the World: Reflections on “It”

A couple of notes before I start. First off—I have recently begun teaching at a elementary school, so my interest in topics pertaining toRead more »

The Official 2017 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you to our FIFTH annual Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway! LocalRead more »

An Uncomfortable Truth

During a homily a couple years ago, the chaplain at the time shared a quote based on Pope Saint John XXIII’s Coat of Arms. The quote said,Read more »

How to Build Your Family on a Rock (and Why!)

Communicate together, Heal together Recently our family has had to deal with injustice and dishonesty toward our family. It was painful,Read more »

Mistreated? Stop, You are Worth More

Lately I’ve seen a lot of hurt and anguish brought about by bad relationships. This has made me stop and ask myself: Why do we allowRead more »

October Planner and Printables

Are you one for trends? I’m not much of a trend follower myself. But I do admit that I’m a bit head-over-heels for the plannerRead more »

Why Everyone Needs to Read Hatchet (Not Just 6th Graders)

Reading for Work? Heaven. I’ve recently started teaching 5th and 6th grade Language Arts classes (basically English Class, I’m not quiteRead more »

Mommy Wars and the Battle Over Schools

August has slipped away and September’s arrival had us all turning to pumpkin spice, bouquets of freshly sharpened pencils, and ofRead more »

My Island of Lost Things

I’m not quite sure when I officially began calling my eccentric Catholic behavior a “ministry of lost things.” I’m not even completely sureRead more »

Contemplating Eternity: The Encouragement of Our Lady of Fatima

We are living in dark, perilous times – no darker and no more perilous than the times preceding today’s society. However, asRead more »

Life on Hold

Life on Hold

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoeverRead more »

Archangels Prayer & FREE Printables

The feast day of the Archangels, or more commonly known as Michaelmas, is September 29. The archangels Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael allRead more »

The Story Behind Catholic Sistas and Dovetail Ink

The original rendition of Our Lady of the Lilies is the first thing I see when I enter my home. By now, you’ve probably noticed thatRead more »