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Category Archives: Mary

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 »

Why Mary is Ten Times the Mother I Will Ever Be…

Like most Catholic moms, I aspire to emulate the Blessed Mother in all that I do and all that I am. That is a daunting task, but one thatRead more »

Mary Helps Me Mother

It’s Mary’s month of May! She helps me be a better mother by her example and prayers. In the beginning, I had a hard time connecting withRead more »

Loving God when Our Children Suffer

When we mothers see our children suffering, the slip off the cliffs of despair can be easy. When Pope Francis tells us, “Let us never loseRead more »

The Paradox of Motherhood

The Feast of the Solemnity of the Blessed Mother, a Holy Day of Obligation, is celebrated on January 1.  At Mass that morning, IRead more »

Thirty Ways to Love Your Mother

Autumn brings cooler temperatures, changing leaves, and plenty of Marian feast days! We just celebrated Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary onRead more »

There’s Something about Mary

I was blessed to come into the Catholic faith with no preconceived notions about Mary. I hadn’t grown up as a staunch Protestant whoRead more »

Happy Feast Day of The Assumption!

::Pulled from the Catholic Sistas archives, this post originally featured on August 15, 2012:: Did you know today is a Holy Day ofRead more »

Word-FILLED Wednesday: They Chanted HAIL SATAN

Ah, the raging liberal stereotypes were alive and well at the Capitol in Austin, Texas yesterday {and the day before} in response to theRead more »

Two Hearts Bond: The Sacred and the Immaculate

There exists an incredible bond between the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, something that I had never reallyRead more »

No, We Don’t Worship Mary: What The Differences Really Are

The first rule of debate is to be sure you correctly understand the position of your interlocutor. Any Catholic who has engaged inRead more »

Mary Diorama

My kids attend public school right now, and so they get less faith formation than I’d hope for. But I still try to integrate ourRead more »

When Mary Comes to Visit

I am prefacing this post to remind all our readers of the Catholic Church’s teaching regarding Marian apparitions.  The Church teaches thatRead more »

The Feast of the Annunciation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paolo_de_Matteis_-_The_Annunciation.jpg Today is the Feast of the Annunciation. Usually this isRead more »

Catholicism – Appearances can be Deceiving

The saying, “the devil is in the details” seems to be more relevant these days. The Great Deceiver consistently works to detour our courseRead more »

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