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

by: Maurisa MayerleWhen his uncle, Monsignor Tom Wells, was brutally murdered in his rectory in 2000 former sports writer, Kevin Wells,Read more »

Here I am Lord Broken

Here I am, Lord…Broken

by: guestWho knew that these weekly visits would become my number one most important survival tool? It was as if Jesus timed my discoveryRead more »

The Gift of the Rosary

The Gift of the Rosary

by: Alyssa AzulMy very first rosary was given to me by my grandmother when I was around 5 years old, It was blessed in Rome and had aRead more »

The Holy Souls Need Your Prayers

The Holy Souls Need Your Prayers

The Catholic Church teaches after death; the holy souls can no longer earn merit through prayer or good works; therefore, they cannotRead 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 »

Your Catholic Birthing Center Experience (from a Fifth Time Birthing Center Mom to Eight)

Your Catholic Birthing Center Experience (from a Fifth Time Birthing Center Mom to Eight)

Well, soon to be eight kids, anyway. ? So…first…MY Catholic birthing center experience/s.* ? *I do not actually birth in aRead more »

The Rosary is Boring (and that’s actually pretty great)

by: Victoria KieserSometimes people complain that “the Rosary is boring.” And yeah, sometimes I would have to agree. The scripted words.Read more »

Your Ultimate 2019 Pregnancy & Infant Loss Resource Guide

Your Ultimate 2019 Pregnancy & Infant Loss Resource Guide

by: Martina KreitzerEach year, on October 15 – National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Day, Catholic Sistas has made it a priority toRead more »

16 Things You Need in Your Kids Mass Bag

16 Things You NEED in Your Kids’ Mass Bag

by: Martina KreitzerBut do you have a Mass bag? Oftentimes, we are asking ourselves the following each Sunday before we leave for churchRead more »

A Teacup of Grace is Enough

A Teacup of Grace is Enough

by: MistySimilar to the British, the French also have an afternoon teatime they call “le Goûter,” which consists of tea andRead more »

Five Ways we Benefit from the Most Holy Rosary

by: Anni HarryAs we fought through traffic to deliver the meal post-school pick-up, my oldest asked why we “always” make a meal for a newRead more »

How I Love My Spouse Well Enough

How I Love My Spouse Well Enough

by: Martina KreitzerThrough the years, our communication method would became dated. What once seemed sufficient enough to convey wants andRead more »

our lady of sorrows

A Space for Grief: A Reflection on Our Lady of Sorrows

A Confusing Feast On first look, Our Lady of Sorrows is confusing. It’s a whole day, a whole “Feast” Day, devoted to sorrow. How does oneRead more »

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

by: Maurisa MayerleChoosing good godparents is an important part of planning a Catholic baptism. A godparent must be a Catholic in goodRead more »

Funerals, Their Charm, & Praying for the Dead

by: Devon WattamWhen I was a little girl, I loved funerals. Death meant family time, good food, and prayer. What more was there? CatholicsRead more »

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