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Of Note–January 2020

by: Maurisa MayerleLet’s face it, we are all busy, modern women and we just don’t have the time or the energy to vet or read everythingRead more »

Priests Are People Too

It takes a special man to answer God’s call to the priesthood. In a world that glamorizes power, pleasure, and self-indulgence,Read more »

A Reflection on the Presentation

A Reflection on the Presentation

by: Maurisa MayerleThe typical sin offering was a lamb and a turtledove, but because of their poverty Mary and Joseph were allowed to makeRead more »

The Road to Bethlehem & The Flight to Egypt

Two Incredible Moves Nothing goes together quite like military life and moving.  The longest my husband and I have ever lived anywhereRead more »

Lectio Divina: Grow Closer to God This Advent Through Divine Reading

Catholics get a bad rap when it comes to reading and knowing their Bible. It’s a shame, really, because not only is nearly every lineRead more »

Me and the Fig Tree

by: Michelle SchroederThe next day, I talked to a friend who is a wealth of Catholic knowledge. I asked him my question about JesusRead more »

Of Note–December 2019

by: Maurisa MayerleWe are nearly a week into Advent 2019 here is what we’ve found worth reading in the world of Catholic blogging.Read more »

Being the Living Crib

Being the Living Crib

by: Antonia GoddardThis Advent, many families will prepare a crib scene to prepare for Christmas and celebrate the coming of Our Lord.Read more »

Finding the One Thing that Slows Me Down

Finding the One Thing that Slows Me Down

by: Martina KreitzerStress and overwhelm seem to be part and parcel to the gig of motherhood. Add to that, if you are a stay at home mom,Read more »

Interview with Author Kevin Wells: The Priests We Need to Save the Church

by: Maurisa MayerleWhen his uncle, Monsignor Tom Wells, was brutally murdered in his rectory in 2000 former sports writer, Kevin Wells,Read more »

Physical or Spiritual Imperfections: Which Ones are We Embracing?

by: Anni HarryOur culture is saturated with messages that we, as women, are “not enough.” Everywhere we look, there are billboards orRead more »

2019 Advent Photo Journey

2019 Advent Photo Journey

Where as this year gone? We’re about to celebrate Thanksgiving and then just a few days later it’s the beginning of Advent, onRead more »

May Her Soul Rest In Peace, Oh Lord

May Her Soul Rest in Peace, O Lord

by: Lynette BryantI had attended the group a few months prior to share information about a mental health support group I help to run inRead more »

The Prodigal Son’s Older Brother? That’s Me.

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” -Alexander Pope When I was thirteen, my parents got divorced and then, in a surprising turn ofRead more »

What Momento Mori Means to Me

What Memento Mori Means to Me

Memento Mori: remember you will die. I remember the night I thought I was going to die! I had been having pain in my right leg. My doctorRead more »

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