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Mary is a lifelong Catholic, a wife to an incredible man, and a homeschooling mother of two girls and two boys. She loves studying theology and apologetics and is very passionate about our beautiful Faith.

Four Myths About Catholicism Even Catholics Believe

As Catholics, we encounter a lot of misunderstanding about our beliefs from people outside the faith. Many think we worship statues, seeRead more »

An Introvert’s Guide to Evangelization

Several months ago, my husband became involved with a ministry called St. Paul Street Evangelization. He goes out into the community andRead more »

Done is Better than Perfect

My nine year old daughter spent the last week asking me what I thought she should give up for Lent. No doubt she was trying to come upRead more »

If Abortion Were Illegal

With the inauguration of President Trump, the subsequent Women’s March, and the annual March for Life, abortion has been a hot topic onRead more »

Financial Stewardship: Creating A Family Budget

Happy 2017! The new year means that people are thinking about ways to change and fix all the things about their lives that need changingRead more »

When You Question God’s Love, Prayer is the Answer

I went to a different parish than usual this weekend. The priest’s homily focused on the question “Is God Here?” The priest acknowledgedRead more »

12 Scripture Verses for Difficult Moments

It’s an unfortunate fact that many Catholics are ignorant of Scripture. We recognize that private interpretation of Scripture is notRead more »

Approaching Communion with the Faith of a Child

This past weekend, my oldest daughter, Rose, received her First Holy Communion. My husband and I were primarily responsible for preparingRead more »

True Mercy

One of my sisters-in-law is an elementary teacher in a public school. She once told me that one of the ways she subtly spreads aRead more »

Four Reasons I’m Welcoming a Fourth Baby

I came out on Facebook last week. Came out as practically-a-Duggar, that is.  More specifically, I revealed that I am having aRead more »

Surrender

Last week on New Year’s Eve, when most of the country was drinking and socializing with friends, I was home alone in my pajamas, inRead more »

A Guide to Intentional Christmas Giving

A few years ago, I started making an effort to do my all my Christmas shopping before the start of Advent. I wanted to be free duringRead more »

HOMESCHOOL REVIEW: CATECHISMCLASS.COM {GRADE 2}

PRODUCT CATECHISMCLASS.COM’S 2nd GRADERead more »

The Joy of the Gospel of Life

When I was about middle school age, I participated in a life chain with my mom. We lined up shoulder-to-shoulder with hundreds of otherRead more »

Back-to-School Reflections From a Homeschooling Mom

The school year began in the local public schools last week. As I watched the bus drive down the street and saw all the back-to-schoolRead more »