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

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 »

Saying “I Do {No Matter What}”

I had been married for less than a year when my husband told me he wanted to be a police officer. In other words, he wanted to leave theRead more »

You Did It To Me: Clothing The Naked

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

Waiting Patiently on the Lord

Waiting. It’s such a difficult verb to master. Just reading the word makes me feel antsy. We especially in modern America don’t like to doRead more »

Seeing {Current Events} With the Eyes of Jesus

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you probably have heard about the situation that has been going on in Baltimore, MDRead more »

His Flesh Is True Food

“Take and eat; this is my body… Drink from [the cup], all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant…” (Matthew 26:26-27). TheseRead more »

Why settle for shades of grey?

Remember the scene in the movie The Passion of the Christ when the androgynous, almost-beautiful-but-not-quite Satan character is carryingRead more »