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Contemplating Eternity: The Encouragement of Our Lady of Fatima

We are living in dark, perilous times – no darker and no more perilous than the times preceding today’s society. However, asRead more »

That They All May Be One: Mother As Peacemaker

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 »

Raising Pro-Life Leaders: #whywemarch

It’s 6:00 am and the alarm rings on a cold, dark January morning. Before my feet hit the ground, I fully experience the decadent warmth ofRead more »

Hosanna

We have all been there – sitting in Mass with our children and just waiting for that moment when we may have to step in and distract,Read more »

An Interview with Ken Howell, former Assemblies of God pastor

I’ve told of our conversion many times, and Catholic Sistas has published the story. This is the first time my husband has answeredRead more »

The Art of the Rosary: Experiencing the Rosary in Mind, Body, and Spirit

I discovered a new practice of the Rosary by chance one day when a client of mine cancelled at the last minute. I am a LicensedRead more »

8 Reasons I {am trying to} Pray the Rosary Daily

I have one memory of praying the rosary as a child. I don’t know how old I was but I’m going to guess it was sometime around myRead more »

From Loathing to Loving the Rosary

One of the things I love about Advent and Christmas is the extra emphasis on the Blessed Mother. As a motherless Catholic, it’s beenRead more »

Lord Have Mercy: Living Faith, Hope, and Love in the Year of Mercy

On December 8, 2015, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Church will commence the jubilee year of Mercy. The order of theRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: 7 Marian Hymns & the Rosary

Given that the month of October is dedicated to the beauty of the rosary which was given to us through St Dominic in 2006, I have decidedRead more »

My New Purple Rosary

I recently purchased a purple rosary from a fellow CF Mom, purple being the “awareness color” for cystic fibrosis. Its centerpiece is aRead more »

Tis the Season for weight loss?

This is probably the wrong time to broach the subject of weight.  Advent and with Christmas time is not when we want to think about losingRead more »

Pray the Rosary

Nuestra Señora del Santisimo Rosario by Damian Domingo (1790-1832) Today is the Memorial for Our Lady of the Rosary. It’s a great dayRead more »

The Sorrowful Mysteries and a Good Friday Cry

Fridays are full of feelings- anticipation, accomplishment, exhaustion, and, yes, sorrow. For me, it is the end of a packed week of gettingRead more »

A Foolproof {Catholic} Homeschool Day

When we first moved to Pennsylvania, I had the opportunity to attend a local homeschool “Mom’s Day Out.” One of theRead more »