Catholic Sistas » perspective from the neck

Masthead header

Category Archives: Discipleship

Unbound Sponsorship–A Love that Crosses Oceans

Shaliesh in 2004, as a child in India. It was shortly before Christmas 2003 that I heard of the Christian Foundation for Children andRead 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 »

9 Ways to Cultivate a Servant’s Heart in Your Child

A question I hear from time to time is how to raise your kids Catholic with the undertone of really, how do you get your kids to stayRead more »

The Lonely Road of the Church’s “New Minority”

A religious once said, “Being a missionary is like taking a pearl of inestimable value into a land where the people don’t want it,Read more »

Is Gambling A Sin? A Quick Visit with the Catechism

The NFL season is around the corner and with it is the even bigger and more lucrative sport: gambling. Fantasy football and office poolsRead 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 »

A Chaste Woman’s Hero: Jane Eyre

** spoiler alert ** If you haven’t read it and think you might, don’t read this review! This truly great book is filled withRead 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 »

Seven Things That Are (Way) Better as a Catholic

Having spent most of my life as an atheist (I converted just 13 years ago), I have a good basis of comparison for the difference betweenRead more »

Mothers with Muscle Memory

We’ve made it to mid-Lent. How is it going for you? As always, it starts with a gusto and, at least for me, becomes so much moreRead more »

Climbing Above the Crowd to See Jesus

Byzantine Catholics celebrated the Sunday of Zacchaeus this week, the first of five Sundays of preparation for the Great Fast. See LukeRead more »

Five Ways to Avoid Purgatory

In part one of this series on purgatory, we talked about what purgatory is and why it’s logical (and biblical) that we need to be purifiedRead more »

What the San Antonio Spurs and Catholicism Have in Common

Be sure to watch the video at the end – you won’t be disappointed As a native Texan, sometimes the need to talk about sportsRead more »

Confessions of a Prideful Idiot

Christmas in Ice with 30 preschoolers: another chance to make God laugh. I live in interior Alaska and today was fairly brisk at 20 degreesRead more »

Jesus Is Lord: Intentional Discipleship and Commissioning {week 10}

Welcome to the Jesus is Lord series! This course offered for adults at St. William Catholic Church in Round Rock, Texas. If this is yourRead more »

F r i e n d s