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Embracing Your Own Cross

“If we all threw our crosses in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.” Recently, I was having aRead more »

Getting muddy…

John 13:3-17 So, during supper, fully aware that the Father had put everything into his power and that he had come from God and wasRead more »

Loneliness seems worse…

I went to a funeral a few weeks ago.  A close friend of mine from high school and college lost her father after a sudden stroke.  My momRead more »

Groundhog Day

It’s February 2nd… again. Remember that fabulous Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell movie? Bill Murray’s characterRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday, no. 6

Welcome once again to 7 Quick Takes at Catholic Sistas. If you’re a new visitor, WELCOME! We hope you enjoy what you see here and comeRead 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 »

Hey Catholics, Did You Know…?

The Sign of the Cross One day while perusing around Facebook, which I have a tendency to do, I came upon a great image posted in myRead more »

Defending Marriage

As Catholics, we all know the powerful spiritual nature of the Sacrament of Matrimony. In the Catechism we are taught: 1601 “TheRead more »

Practice What You Preach! Believe What You Profess!

The Diocese of Arlington, Virgina recently announced that, as part of the world wide celebration of a Year of Faith within the Church, theyRead more »

Bear with me… it’s time to get habitual.

I’m really bad about habits. I TRY, I really do!  I’m extremely motivated and have very pure, good, and holy intentions ofRead more »

Warming up the lukewarm…

I was recently on Facebook (who am I kidding… I’m ALWAYS on Facebook!) and reading a stream of comments on a friend’sRead more »

It’s SCIENCE!

I’m a total nerd, I admit it. I was PRESIDENT of the SCIENCE CLUB in high school. I’m actually okay with this. I’ve comeRead more »

Respond with grace…

Oooh-wee!   The Catholic Blogosphere is all worked up, aren’t we? HHS!  PP!  SGK!  (LOL… better keep up onRead more »

Balancing the Beatitudes

I’ve been having this pining voice telling me recently to look more deeply into the Beatitudes, which I’ve been trying to swatRead more »

The sisterhood of the time traveling baptismal gown… or, why traditions are pretty darn awesome.

Our 4th child was recently baptized.  It was a beautiful ceremony done during Mass, which was unique from our other 3 children, whoseRead more »

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