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The Sorrowful Mysteries… Everyday Style

I will admit the Sorrowful Mysteries are the most difficult for me to pray.  I must contemplate my own sinfulness and meditate upon loss inRead more »

Woman in Love: An Interview with Katie Hartfiel

    Katie Hartfiel is a 29 year-old wife and mother of two.  She and her husband Mark live in Houston where they are bothRead more »

Faithful Citizen: Vote with a Well Formed Conscience

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen seems to have been a prophet before his time. His quotes appear to resonate even more today than they didRead more »

Understanding Catholicism with Baptist Theology

The Baptist faith community where I grew up deserves most of the credit for making me into the Christian I am today. It was there that IRead more »

How to Change the World (Without Becoming a Missionary to Africa)

18-year-old Katie went on a mission trip to Uganda to minister to the poor there. Five years later, she has made Uganda her permanentRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 4

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 17 – September 22! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

How to Die

I met my friend Melissa about 14 years ago at a Mom’s bible study sponsored by my diocese. She was an outgoing and vivacious womanRead more »

The True Cost of Designer Babies

In our family, we have a tradition when it comes to finding out the sex of our unborn babies. We have our 20-week sonogram, have the techRead more »

God is Not a Cosmic Bubble Gum Machine – Pray Like a Grownup!

Pray like a grownup! Recently I had the privilege of attending a Marian Conference featuring several dynamic speakers. Tim Staples, ofRead more »

Enough

    “This invitation to converse with God is addressed to man as soon as he comes into being. For if man exists it isRead more »

Following Jesus, the Original Narrow-minded Christian

Lately we’ve been hearing a lot about “tolerance” in the news.  Recently there was a huge debate over a few companies that have come outRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 3

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 10 – September 15! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

Broken Childhood Healed by Christ

Rushing to my pew, quietly and quickly, I tried to go unnoticed. A shy college student, I had no one to really go to Mass with meRead more »

The Seven Sorrows of Mary, our Mother

If we are temples of the Holy Ghost; if we are made members of the Body of Seven Sorrows of Mary, Our Lady of Quito found at Nunc Coepi,Read more »

From Agnostic Theist to Seminarian: Part 4

Catholic Sistas welcomes the fourth and final installment of seminarian Craig DeYoung’s beautiful conversion story. You can click on theRead more »

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