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Seeing Faith: Believing as a Special Needs Parent

When I first heard we were doing a special needs series, I was very happy to contribute and had many ideas flowing. There are so many areasRead 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 »

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 »

What to Say When a Friend Miscarries

The loss of a child during pregnancy can be one of the most devastating events in a person’s life. Not only do you lose your child but youRead more »

To Say Their Names

Our names are important. Even if we share the same name as someone else, our names are still uniquely our own. If someone said, “Tell meRead more »

Raising Chaste Catholic Men: A Review

When we only had four little ones! As a mother, I am constantly thinking about and worrying about my children. I think about their health,Read more »

YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body

For many years, centuries perhaps, the Catholic Church has gotten a bad rap regarding her teachings on sex. Considered prudish byRead more »

Understanding the Gift of Human Sexuality: An Interview with Jason Evert

Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you my interview with Jason Evert who will be a speaker at the Theology of the Body CongressRead more »

The Beautiful Mess of the Family: An Interview with Bill Donaghy

Family life… what does that mean? If we are to look at society we know that the term is changing at an alarming rate. The family is beingRead 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 »

Theology of the Body Congress: Hope for a Broken World

There is no denying that our world is broken. We only have to turn on the television or read the news online or in print to knowRead more »

Extending Mercy to {Likely} the Most Difficult Person of All

Mercy. That word seems to pop up a lot these days, especially in Catholic circles where the faithful understand that we are in full swingRead 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 »

The Heart of the Matter

Friends, unless you’re living in a cave, you have heard, and more than likely seen on the news, about the upheaval in our country theseRead more »

5 Ways Amoris Laetitia Encouraged, Challenged, and Aggravated Me

Amoris Laetitia continues to be featured in a variety of writings, posts, books, and conversations in the wider Catholic world.Read more »