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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 »

Community, Detachment, and Military Moves

The military is a beautiful, unique vocation.  We have lots of military Ink Slingers who share beautiful insights of their experiencesRead more »

Why I'm a Visible Catholic in the United Kingdom

Why I’m a Visible Catholic in the United Kingdom

by: Antonia GoddardUntil the Catholic Relief Act in 1829 many rights and choices were restricted to us, and even today visible CatholicsRead more »

50 States 51 Marian Pilgrimages

50 States 51 Marian Pilgrimages

by: Maurisa Mayerle“On a pilgrimage you step outside your comfort zone. You see the world from a fresh perspective.”Read more »

Happy Feast of the Assumption!

When I taught high school theology, it was one of many vocabulary words that students got confused: Assumption, Ascension, Annunciation. ToRead more »

Contemplating Eternity: Living for the Here and Now

by: Anni HarryAs I sat in daily Mass after hearing the news, I held my sleeping little boy and watched my eldest going through motions ofRead more »

Running Changed My View On Confession

Running Changed My View on Confession

by: RandiI don’t go to confession nearly as often as I’d like, but when I do, it’s always this image of the vast towering cross andRead more »

Social Media is Ruining Social Justice Here’s Why

Social Media is Ruining Social Justice: Here’s Why

by: Victoria Kieser If our commitment to social justice is SOLELY based on our social media scrolling, if our activism is SOLELYRead more »

Lessons in Generosity

Lessons in Generosity

Jesus teaches, “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). One of my life goals is to be generous to a fault. MyRead more »

Homecoming Day: The Long-Awaited Reward After a 7 Month Deployment

by: Devon WattamI tried to imagine watching everything my boys did through Ben’s eyes, and suddenly the sting of deployment washed away.Read 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 »

How Not To Martha Up Your Life

How (Not) To Martha Up Your Life

by: Antonia GoddardI knew God was right, I needed to slow down, to listen to His word, to do what he wanted for me and stop worrying aboutRead more »

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