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The Aborted Generations – Faceless Group or Beloved Individuals?

Recently I revisited my pro-life testimony which was originally shared here. Not that something this huge – so early in life -canRead more »

The Storm

A couple summers ago, a microburst hit part of our city. In a matter of minutes, trees were downed; sheds were blown to pieces, and streetsRead more »

Damnable Heresies, part 2

In response to a Bible college friend’s posted problems over Catholicism’s “damnable heresies” (which are actually doctrines traced back toRead more »

When Religious Education Programs Thrive, We All Win

Today {May 5}, I am writing at the close of the day, a day in which we celebrated our third child’s First Holy Communion. A day whenRead 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 »

Wordless Wednesday

When we pitched the idea of sharing First Holy Communion pictures, you can imagine we didn’t have to twist too many arms to get aRead more »

How to Write a Blog Post

I’ll probably never write a book, or at least I don’t think I have one in me right now, but I’ve spent years writingRead more »

At the Foot of the Cross

Many years ago, when I had many small children and no one to really help me through Mass, I was blessed one Sunday to be able to attendRead more »

Teaching Religion in the {Catholic} Homeschool

Quite often I am asked about how I deal with teaching religion in our homeschool. My thoughts on this have evolved over our 15+ years ofRead more »

I’m Catholic. I’m Gay. Now What? (Part 2)

I said in Part 1 of this article that at the root of same-sex attraction (SSA) is the same desire that’s at the bottom ofRead more »

Why It Matters

You never know. A seemingly innocent remark wounds a friend. Callous words from bystanders injure fragile survivors. A stranger is believedRead 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 »

We Need the Magisterium

When Jesus explained to His twelve apostles that when He left, the Holy Spirit would guide them into all truth (John 16:13), He meant AllRead more »

10 Facts About Sacred Matrimony

Matrimony is the Sacrament which makes a Christian man and a Christian woman husband and wife.  Holy Mother Church, in Her infinite wisdomRead more »

I’m Catholic. I’m Gay. Now What? (Part 1)

This is the first in a 2-part series. The second part will be published next Thursday, May 10. Fleshing out the teachings of the CatholicRead more »

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