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Smoke Watch – Being a Savvy Conclave Fan and Member of the Papa-ratzi

CONCLAVE updates at END No’pe = a contraction indicating that there is no pope. This type of humorous comment (thanks, Stacy T) – inRead more »

The Deacon’s Wife: Part 3: Navigating the Formation Process

[This is part 3 of The Deacon’s Wife. Don’t forget to check out part one and part two.] He called a child over, placed it inRead more »

Navigating the Uncharted Waters of Pope Benedict’s Retirement

The final Angelus – 24 February 2013. Handout photo provided by Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano.Read more »

Pope Benedict XVI to Step Down – Were the Signs There ?

The historic news of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI came as a surprise to laity and Church leaders alike; he will be only the 5thRead more »

The Deacon’s Wife: Part 2: God Turns All Things Good

[This is part 2 of The Deacon’s Wife. Follow this link to check out part 1.] “Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church,Read more »

The Deacon’s Wife: Part 1: Finding My Way Home

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you realize that we will be judged more strictly, for we all fall short in manyRead more »

Vietnam, Lepers and Vocations

On the eve of the Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs, a story of Vietnam seemed appropriate. About half-way up the Eastern coast of Vietnam,Read more »

John Paul II Life Center Center Hosts Second Annual Priest Appreciation Dinner

Austin, Texas, September 25, 2012 – What’s possibly more enjoyable than dinner with a friend who is a priest? Dinner with a roomfulRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 3

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 10 – September 15! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

From Agnostic Theist to Seminarian: Part 4

Catholic Sistas welcomes the fourth and final installment of seminarian Craig DeYoung’s beautiful conversion story. You can click on theRead 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 »

Instilling Vocations and a Servant’s Heart

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Garbage in, garbage out. Birds of a feather flock together. What is the commonality ofRead more »

From Agnostic Theist to Seminarian: Part 3

Catholic Sistas welcomes the third installment of seminarian Craig DeYoung’s beautiful conversion story. You can read the second part ofRead more »

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

 A few weeks ago we did something we’ve never done before…  we invited our priest over for lunch.  He was going to bless our houseRead more »

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