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Category Archives: Matrimony

Why We’re NOT Saving for College

One of the first things people used to say to us when we told them we wanted a large family was, “But how do you plan to pay forRead more »

20 Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Large Families, But Were Afraid to Ask

Our family size has been the topic of many conversations.  People are always asking us various questions, some with genuine interest,Read more »

Holding Fast to My Feminine Dignity

For millions of women, fertility is inextricably linked to pain—painful menses, painful intercourse, and of course, painful childbirth.Read more »

The Case Against Teenage Dating

I have a confession to make. Several, actually. At least once a week, I’m too tired to cook so I let my kids “forage” forRead more »

Defending Marriage

As Catholics, we all know the powerful spiritual nature of the Sacrament of Matrimony. In the Catechism we are taught: 1601 “TheRead more »

NFP Is Just the Beginning

During my early years as a Catholic, I worked primarily in the natural family planning (NFP) ministry, as a teacher and eventually as aRead more »

911 for Your Marriage

Greg and Julie Alexander Is your marriage in trouble? Is it healthy? Either way, I have a book to recommend: Marriage 911 by Greg and JulieRead more »

Celebrating Womanhood Catholic Church Style

I’m so tired of hearing how the Church doesn’t respect women, how the Church oppresses women, how the Church doesn’t want women inRead more »

Cinderella Story?

Cinderella story? Well, sort of… Love at first sight? Maybe. All I know is the first night I met my husband I was smitten. We talked forRead more »

Splendid Sundays: Saving our Spouses

Today’s Mass Readings, with a reflection below. The marriage of Mary and Joseph.   Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary:Read more »

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