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A Recipe for Catholicism

Being Christian is tough at times. Being Catholic? Even harder most times! Sometimes, as Catholics, it can be difficult to explain ourRead more »

Necessary Heroism: A Reflection on Dunkirk

Disclaimer: This blog post contains spoilers.  Also, Dunkirk contains violence and intense situations.  I cried for half of theRead 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 »

Raising Pro-Life Leaders: #whywemarch

It’s 6:00 am and the alarm rings on a cold, dark January morning. Before my feet hit the ground, I fully experience the decadent warmth ofRead more »

Understanding the Gift of Human Sexuality: An Interview with Jason Evert

Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you my interview with Jason Evert who will be a speaker at the Theology of the Body CongressRead more »

Navigating the Tiber: A Book Review

A few months back I saw Devin Rose post something on Facebook about his new book and I was intrigued. When I finally saw the titleRead more »

Lord Have Mercy: Living Faith, Hope, and Love in the Year of Mercy

On December 8, 2015, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Church will commence the jubilee year of Mercy. The order of theRead more »

Filling Our Father’s House: What Converts Can Teach Us about Evangelization

Several months ago, probably more than I would like to admit since time seems to slip away from me, as I got home from the store the kidsRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: 7 Marian Hymns & the Rosary

Given that the month of October is dedicated to the beauty of the rosary which was given to us through St Dominic in 2006, I have decidedRead more »

If Facebook Cost You, Would You Use It?

A friend recently posted a little meme, which, of course, I can’t find now, about Facebook: essentially, if Facebook cost money,Read more »

White Martyrdom, Red Martyrdom, and a Rainbow

Listening to the homily during the 4 p.m. Mass, our priest gently reminded us that white martyrdom was coming to a close; soon toRead more »

Take Me to Church…the Mega-Church, That Is

My best female friend is a non-practicing Catholic. Like many lapsed Catholics, she attends Mass twice a year (Christmas and Easter).Read more »

Be ready!

One of my favorite verses in the Bible is 1 Peter 3:15. …always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reasonRead more »

7 Quick Takes – the Seven Sacraments

I was rolling quite a few ideas around in my head while the calendar days were being scratched off much more quickly than I cared to seeRead more »

On the 5th Day of Christmas

My true love gave to me….light.  On this 5th day of Christmas, I am challenged to seek the light that Christ gave us for Christmas.Read more »