Lent is coming up fast (in one week actually) so if you haven’t given any thought to your Lenten sacrifices for the upcomingRead more »
I love the idea of having a family Lenten practice. For several years, we have chosen to spend 30 minutes of each day readingRead more »
“The Eucharist is the greatest gift of the love of Jesus Christ.” St. Peter Julian Eymard
This year, the CatholicRead more »
Confession: I’m a spiritual slacker. No, really I am. I don’t want to be that way but no matter how much I’ve tried toRead more »
Can you believe that we are having a conversation about Lent already? Weren’t we just swaddling the infant Jesus and celebrating His birth?Read more »
I grew up in a faithful Catholic household with Catholic parents who prayed with us and with each other. I thought that wasRead more »
I’ve battled some serious anxiety in my life. I was diagnosed with extreme anxiety at one point. I suffered from shaky hands, heavyRead more »
Communicate together, Heal together
Recently our family has had to deal with injustice and dishonesty toward our family. It was painful,Read more »
Reading for Work? Heaven.
I’ve recently started teaching 5th and 6th grade Language Arts classes (basically English Class, I’m not quiteRead more »
I’m not quite sure when I officially began calling my eccentric Catholic behavior a “ministry of lost things.”
I’m not even completely sureRead more »
We are living in dark, perilous times – no darker and no more perilous than the times preceding today’s society. However, asRead more »
The original rendition of Our Lady of the Lilies is the first thing I see when I enter my home.
By now, you’ve probably noticed thatRead more »
Everyone has their own story from 9/11/2001. When my husband called me on the phone from work, I turned on the television and watched theRead more »
Being Christian is tough at times. Being Catholic? Even harder most times!
Sometimes, as Catholics, it can be difficult to explain ourRead more »
Recently a dear priest gave a homily on St. Elizabeth of Portugal. She was the great-granddaughter of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Like theRead more »
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