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It Is in Experiencing Bitterness, That One Can Fully Appreciate Sweetness.

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: The day that I am writing this, OctoberRead more »

Ordinary Family, Extraordinary Circumstances

We are just an ordinary family.  A dad, a mom, some kids, and the token yellow lab.  We live in a normal house and do normal things. AndRead more »

When “I’m Sorry” Just Isn’t Enough…

Just as raising a child takes a village, it takes a community to grieve the loss of a child as well. These precious little ones areRead more »

Catholicism 101: The Purpose of Man’s Existence

Our basic Catechism teaches us what we must know to gain heaven.  The study of our Catechism is more important than any other study we doRead more »

When I Say “I Believe”

Every few years, the Holy Father names a Year of Something – a Year of the Eucharist, a Year for Priests. This follows the Biblical customRead more »

Luminous Mysteries—Everyday Style

The Luminous Mysteries haven’t been around long, but they affect us profoundly, because we are made aware of Christ’s divinity—that part ofRead more »

When “I’m pro-life, except” really happens…

A B O R T I O N: The rationalizations are many… “Why have a baby born into a family who does not want ‘it’?” “What aboutRead more »

Not My Will, But Yours Be Done

With the birth of each successive child, my husband becomes more and more paranoid about finishing our will. And, rightly so, because withRead more »

Lady Ribbon’s Entry Into Our Lives…

By now, hopefully, you’ve noticed our ‘Lady Ribbon‘. Well, here’s how she came into our lives… iPhoneRead more »

Abortion Kills Children: the Language of the Pro-life Movement

As someone who has been in tune with the pro-life movement from the inception of the dubious Roe vs. Wade law, I am keenly aware of the insRead more »

I Find God in the Autumn

The other day as I was contemplating what to write about this month I read this line in the Catechism, and came up with the perfectRead more »

Catholic and Pro-Choice? I Don’t Think So

Back in my pro-life atheist days, long before I had kids, I used to spend a lot of time on bulletin boards debating abortion. One thingRead more »

John Paul II Life Center Center Hosts Second Annual Priest Appreciation Dinner

Austin, Texas, September 25, 2012 – What’s possibly more enjoyable than dinner with a friend who is a priest? Dinner with a roomfulRead more »

How to Kick Satan Out of Your Home

Fight for it Mama! Learn to use the high kick prayer! See below. This is for all you women who spend your days trying to keep your familyRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 5

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 24 – September 29! Hopefully you will find this newRead more »

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