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Get Ready to Celebrate St. Lucia’s Day!

I’m Scandinavian with Viking roots–or at least, that’s what my 6’4″ Nordic father claimed. So every year, ourRead more »

Advent – Don’t Rush! It’s not Christmas Yet!

It’s Not Christmas! A friend recently bemoaned her inability to ‘get into the Christmas spirit’. Her discomfiture was painfully evidentRead more »

Just A Mom and Her Internet

Do you ever ask yourself whether it is alright to stay plugged-in to the internet? I have struggled with this question since I was firstRead more »

Happy Catholic New Year!

The season of Advent began this weekend.  At our Masses we noticed the colors on the altar and on our priests were changed to purple.  WeRead more »

Mary: More Than a Minor Role in the Christmas Story

In many non-Catholic Christian traditions, the time of year has arrived in which it is deemed acceptable to remember Mary, theRead more »

It’s A New (Liturgical) Year! – How to Make a Resolution and Keep It

The days leading up to January 1st are filled with resolution-making for the new year ahead – eat healthier, exercise more, spendRead more »

Catholic Bible Stories

I was recently speaking to a friend after Mass. This mother of five was raised Methodist but is now Catholic, and said she believesRead more »

Father, Forgive Me–I Voted for Obama

I know, I know–you thought with the election being over, the politics posts would stop. But when I woke up a few weeks ago toRead more »

Barack Obama as Lord and Savior

A painting in a college art gallery that depicts President Barack Obama as Jesus Christ. Actor and musician Jamie Foxx recently made aRead more »

Money Back Guarantee Babies: IVF Has Officially Reached the Bottom of the Barrel

When I read this article, I couldn’t shake the chills that went up my spine. I’m sure there is plenty of evil out in the worldRead more »

Love Can Be Hated

  I woke up this morning and read this quote from Pope Benedict this morning: “God is love, but love can be hated when itRead more »

From Christian Confusion to Catholic Clarity

Our conversion story begins like so many others: not sure of our place within Protestant Fundamentalism, but quite sure it was in thereRead more »

Vietnam, Lepers and Vocations

On the eve of the Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs, a story of Vietnam seemed appropriate. About half-way up the Eastern coast of Vietnam,Read more »

Thanksgiving in the Eucharist: The New Testament

Última Cena, Leonard Da Vinci Last year at Thanksgiving, I shared with Catholic Sistas my love for the Scripture of John 6, and how clearlyRead more »

Hope and Thanksgiving – They’re Contagious!

I was recently privy to a Facebook exchange between my friend, Michelle, and one of her friends. Michelle is going through a difficultRead more »

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