by: Martina KreitzerWas it coincidental that it came about when I decided to pray a 54 day novena to St. Joseph? Was it that God knew myRead more »
by: Martina KreitzerWe’ve all seen marriage in its many forms, I’m guessing. But if you aren’t actually married –Read more »
Being angry with people is one of the leading reasons I land myself in Confession. Once, I had been offended by someone deeply, and feltRead more »
This spring, we were thrilled to welcome our seventh baby. And to add to the excitement, it was a boy, after twelve years and threeRead more »
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Aunt #1: “I heard they chose green and lavender as their colors.”
Aunt #2: “WhereRead more »
I remember my first face-to-face confession in 2011 so vividly. I was at a youth conference with hundreds of others, and I felt moved in myRead more »
by: Krista SteeleThe real hard work of love is not in the falling, but in what comes after. True love is not an easy path. True love isRead more »
I often find in conversations that people aren’t regularly attending confession. They have a lot of reasons. Sometimes its fear, sometimesRead more »
As the weather warms and we approach Ordinary time, we also enter the hallowed secular wedding season. For those with friends andRead more »
I previously wrote about how we should love ourselves as Christ loved us on the Cross. He recognizes our inherent worth and beauty,Read more »
I remember my First Holy Communion like it was yesterday. I remember the warm May day, the excitement of putting on myRead 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 »
During a homily a couple years ago, the chaplain at the time shared a quote based on Pope Saint John XXIII’s Coat of Arms. The quote said,Read more »
I have a love/hate relationship with social media.
I have given up on most platforms.
Twitter seems like a savage wasteland to me.
PeopleRead more »
It was a perfect wedding. Dressed in their finest, family and friends of the couple crowded into the church. A string quartetRead more »
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