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It Can’t Be Fixed with Two Aspirin: Mental Illness in Your Family

A “Brillant Madness” is how actress Patty Duke titled her autobiography in which she describes her life living with ManicRead more »

23 Hours on a Bus

23 Hours on a Bus

I was seven when I first heard about abortion. I think we had passed a field of white crosses, and my older brother asked about it. MyRead more »

Remember the Manger: A Guide to Surviving the Christmas Season with Depression

by Liz Schleicher Merry Christmas! As Catholics, we are approaching the completion of a season devoted to pure joy. We’ve beenRead more »

Craft: Presentation of Mary Picture Puzzles

Today, guest writer Janalin Hood returns to share a fun craft to do with the kiddos, Presentation of Mary Picture Puzzles. On SaturdayRead more »

St. Maria Goretti: The Little Saint of Great Mercy

You know when you drive your kids on a five hour road trip to stand in line for two hours for a brief 15 second encounter withRead more »

Celebrating Pope St. John Paul II: Catholic Cootie Catcher

When I was thinking about what kind of activity that might be fun to celebrate the feast day of Pope St. John Paul II for some reason theRead more »

Celebrating the Feast of the Archangels

Today we feature a guest post by reader Janalin Hood. She is a stay-at-home-momma to three and one on the way! She homeschools herRead 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 »

Changing Hearts, Saving Lives

“Hey hey! Ho ho! Roe v. Wade has got to go!” This catchy chant lodged itself in my brain as I marched down Constitution Avenue lastRead more »

From the Limelight to Christ’s Light

My name is Brad Fischetti.   I am a believer, Catholic, a husband, and a father. I am Pro-life.  It’s the Catholic and Pro-life aspectsRead more »

Suffer with Dignity: Our Journey to the Finish Line

We are a nation of contradictions.  Lining the streets, we cheer the struggling marathoner as she bleeds her last drop of sweat andRead more »

Trusting in God’s Promises: One Momma’s Letter to You

Losing a baby is no doubt one of the most difficult things a parent can go through. It is wrought with pain, sadness, grief, and suffering.Read more »

Baby Louie: A Tale of Faith, Hope, and Love

“I am so sorry, but your son has a lethal form of skeletal dysplasia. His limbs are very short and his chest cavity is very, very small. HeRead more »

Where do we look for love in our lives?

Where do we look for love in our lives? It is the basis of a question that goes far beyond the surface of our understanding of ourselvesRead more »

Ode to Feminine Genius: A Merciful Woman

This is the fifth installment in the series of Ode to Feminine Genius: Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman. Today’s topic will coverRead more »