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Friends in {Really} High Places

When you love good and holy people it makes you want to be like them. Their words and deeds are admirable, they live their lives with suchRead more »

In Honor of St. Joseph: Our Guide, Our Intercessor, Our Friend

I picked up the phone and heard my sister’s ecstatic voice on the line. “WE HAVE SOMEONE INTERESTED IN THE HOUSE!”  My heart sang andRead more »

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

As this historic election winds down, I am at a loss for words. I can’t articulate the emotions I have felt over the past months andRead more »

Homemade Saint Bookmarks

Have you begun your Christmas list-making yet?  In our family we like to challenge ourselves to make as many of our gifts eachRead more »

St. Francis Treasure Box DIY

Tomorrow we celebrate the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi!  Children, and adults alike, find St. Francis easy to love especiallyRead more »

Mother Teresa: A Lamp in the Darkness

“Thy word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. I have sworn an oath and confirmed it,   to observe thy righteousRead more »

A Personal Tribute to Mother Teresa: My Mystical Journey to Darjeeling

It happened one morning during my High School English class when I was asked to select and write about my role model. MotherRead more »

GIVEAWAY: We’re Mixing It Up This Year on Our Fifth Anniversary!

Friends, can you believe it’s been FIVE YEARS since the beginning of Catholic Sistas? I look back with so many fond memories of whatRead more »

Catholic Monster Spray

Are your kids afraid of the dark?  Do they think there is a monster under the bed?  My boys are going through this stage rightRead more »

March: Dedication to Saint Joseph

Last month we reflected a little on the Church’s devotion for February of the Holy Family.  Today we explore the March devotion: StRead more »

Messy Lent

With Ash Wednesday coming up in just two days, I spent this weekend panicking and making lists. Lists of what to memorize, what toRead more »

Resolve to Run~to Christ

“Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ!” That was our joyful processional prayer theRead more »

Saint Lucy Crown –A Simple Tutorial–

December is full of wonderful Christmas time feast days and Advent observances, like the Immaculate Conception and Saint Nicholas.Read more »

“Just as long as I’m doing the driving.” A charming story from St. John Paul II’s visit to Alaska

Whenever we attend Mass at Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage, it’s impossible to miss the happy news that (now) St. John Paul IIRead more »

I am not brave.

Have you ever watched movies about heroic feats and actions of larger than life individuals who defeat the odds, brave adversity, andRead more »