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Bald, Pregnant, and Living

Click this photo, my hand-drawn logo, to see more of my story. “You have breast cancer,” the surgeon deadpanned. I glanced atRead more »

Catholicism 101: Creation and the Angels

Creation and the Angels God is the Creator of heaven and earth because He made all things from nothing.  The chief creatures of God areRead more »

Five Myths about Miscarriage

When our fourth child, Ben, died mid-pregnancy in 2007, I learned that when it comes to miscarriage, most people simply don’t knowRead more »

The False Dichotomy of Religion versus Relationship with God

In 2007, the year I graduated high school and the year Facebook began to popularize, the “religious views” section of my profile stated:Read more »

Getting a Grip on My Fertility

In a community where 3 kids make a family large, I have received my share of the classic dumb ‘big family questions’:Read more »

The Promise of Cord Blood Research

Meagan was our fifth child, so ultrasounds were nothing new to me. I remember seeing the solid black in the picture of her head on theRead more »

Catholicism 101: The Unity and Trinity of God

We bless ourselves daily, “in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.”  These words came from the twentiethRead more »

What our Children can Teach us about Faith

“Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Amen, I say to you, whoever does notRead more »

What’s So Wrong with Gay Marriage?

I’m a print junkie. Which is why I can get online to find a recipe for beef stew, start clicking through links, and end up stillRead more »

Erotica Catholica

Knowing that the words on a page or the scenes in a movie were what aroused my husband instead of, well… me,  would honestly hurt myRead more »

Breast Cancer: a Letter to Jacqueline

.  Dear Jacqueline, It’s October again. We both know what that means because the nation will once again turn pink. This is theRead more »

Molly and Steve

by Dr. John Bruchalski, MD Molly and Steve had that dreaded look of anticipating something bad on their faces.  At the OBGYN clinic weRead more »

Delaney Lisieux

“I will never forget you. See, upon the palms of my hands I have written your name” Isaiah 49:15-16 My Sweet Delaney Lisieux, IRead more »

The Miracle that is Mallory

By: Amy Fordham In the grand scheme of life, sometimes, it goes fast, sometimes slow. When you lose a child, or a pregnancy, timeRead more »

Dear Bill

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: My first pregnancy ended in miscarriage onRead more »

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