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Chicken Caesar Salad

During the dog days of summer I could eat salad every day. There is just something about the crisp refreshing flavors of gardenRead more »

Friday Abstinence All Year Round?

Friday Abstinence All Year Round?

Did you know Catholics in this country are still encouraged to forgo meat on Fridays, not just during Lent, but throughout the year? TheRead more »

Roasted Acorn Squash with Cranberry Rice Medley

by: Celeste BowenA food that I’m really fond of using is squash because it’s so versatile. You can use so many differentRead more »

Meatless Meals That Will Make You Drool in 2018

by: Celeste BowenHow’s it going so far? A few of my friends swear by McDonald’s Fillet of Fish for Fridays in Lent. Who am IRead more »

The 2018 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Sacrifices

Lent is coming up fast (in one week actually) so if you haven’t given any thought to your Lenten sacrifices for the upcomingRead 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 »

Seven Quick n Easy Meals

Good day dear readers; this week we are going to face the ugly truth glaring at us down the barrel of time. In a very short number ofRead more »

Feasting During Lent

When you enter into Lent on Ash Wednesday, tradition sees us going into the church, and exiting in a solemn way with having done away withRead more »

Your 2016 Handy-Dandy List of Lenten Resources

Lent comes early this year–February 10th is Ash Wednesday! That’s just three weeks away, folks. So instead ofRead more »

Meatless Meal~ Beet & Quinoa Stuffed Artichokes

One of my favorite type of recipes are the ones that include a stuffed vegetable. You’re doing two things at once; Read more »

Sundried Tomato & Mushroom Lentil Casserole

My children and I recently had an extended stay with some family who happen to practice the art of abstaining from meat on Fridays. ThisRead more »

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Season is in full swing, and its bounty is abundant. Those plump little guys make me happy. When you bite into them, when they’reRead more »

A Day for Feasting

Since I am almost entirely Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is every day. His medals are worn by two of our children, his prayer is a common choiceRead more »

Your {Second} Handy-Dandy List to Lenten Sacrifices

In February of 2013 I put together the original “Handy-dandy” list for Catholic Sistas: Your Handy-Dandy List to LentenRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday Christmas Dinner!

It feels like just yesterday I was advocating that we take joy from the beautiful browns and earthy colours that November is dressed in andRead more »