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Author Archives: Maurisa Mayerle

Maurisa is a Catholic convert from a non-denominational Evangelical background, happily married to a “retread” cradle Catholic. Chris and Maurisa have been married since 1991 and have 7 amazing and unique children. In 2012, Chris retired from the Air Force, took a corporate pilot position, and the family moved to beautiful Utah. Her interests include creative cookery, photography, reading, singing, apologetics, homeschooling, traveling, hiking, gardening, and caring for her 8 laying hens and 1 bully rooster. Maurisa maintains a personal blog at www.halfadozenproductions.blogspot.com

Of Note–January 2020

Let’s face it, we are all busy, modern women and we just don’t have the time or the energy to vet or read everything the CatholicRead more »

A Reflection on the Presentation

A Reflection on the Presentation

The typical sin offering was a lamb and a turtledove, but because of their poverty Mary and Joseph were allowed to make a sacrifice of aRead more »

Of Note–December 2019

We are nearly a week into Advent 2019 here is what we’ve found worth reading in the world of Catholic blogging. About MaurisaRead more »

Interview with Author Kevin Wells: The Priests We Need to Save the Church

When his uncle, Monsignor Tom Wells, was brutally murdered in his rectory in 2000 former sports writer, Kevin Wells, turned to writing toRead more »

Of Note – November 2019

Are you looking for articles of interest, or of note, that can really satisfy your liturgical living? Look no further as Ink SlingerRead more »

Build One Another Up

Build One Another Up

26 years ago my husband, Chris, and I decided to take the leap and swim the Tiber. He suggested we start praying for God to place peopleRead more »

Of Note–October 2019

Let’s get brutally honest here. Are you team pumpkin spice or apple cider? Me? I’m a lover of all things that taste or smellRead more »

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

Choosing good godparents is an important part of planning a Catholic baptism. A godparent must be a Catholic in good standing; being atRead more »

Of Note–September 2019

Fall is in the air! Are you feeling it yet? We sure are in Utah. The days are growing shorter. The weather is much cooler. Soon the leavesRead more »

50 States 51 Marian Pilgrimages

50 States 51 Marian Pilgrimages

“On a pilgrimage you step outside your comfort zone. You see the world from a fresh perspective.” Unfortunately, pilgrimagesRead more »

Of Note-August 2019

Of Note offers you the most worthy, relevant reads that will keep you informed and in-tune without wasting your precious time. AboutRead more »

Light and Refreshing Ceviche

Light and Refreshing Ceviche

I regularly participate in the Catholic Sistas’ “What’s for Dinner” daily post on Facebook. Recently, I posted a comment stating ourRead more »

Of Note-July 2019

We’ve had swimming lessons, baseball, picnics, and are planning at least 3 summer get-aways. Let’s take a look at what has beenRead more »

Listen Up! Catholic Podcasts

Podcasting has been around for 15 years and I have just recently discovered some of the rich Catholic content the platform has to offer.Read more »

Of Note-June 2019

We have streamlined that for you and offer you the most worthy, relevant reads that will keep you informed and in-tune without wasting yourRead more »

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