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Lean on Me

My son, when you come to serve the LORD, stand in justice and fear, prepare yourself for trials. Be sincere of heart and steadfast,Read more »

Giving Them Back

If you love something, let it go free. If it comes back to you, it’s yours forever. If it doesn’t, it was never yours to beginRead more »

My Love Affair with the Pope

What is it about an elderly man ascending to the Chair of Peter that causes me, an old Baptist girl, to swoon?  I swell with pride, myRead more »

Giving Up Greeley

“The lukewarm do not embrace the cross, they merely drag it along.” St. Teresa of Avila Eight years ago, my family left Greeley, Colorado.Read more »

Ordinary Girl’s Guide to Abandonment

For at least a year now I have been slowly, slowly reading my way through Fr. Jean Pierre de Caussade’s Abandonment to Divine Providence. Read more »

Fasting for Freedom

It’s the Christmas season: a time of feasting that we anticipate all year.  As much as I want to savor this time, I find myselfRead 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 »

Running in the Dark

Not long ago, I was mentally exhausted in the wake of a devastating family crisis.  Though I cannot say I felt abandoned by God, I wasRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 5

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 24 – September 29! Hopefully you will find this newRead more »

Woman in Love: An Interview with Katie Hartfiel

    Katie Hartfiel is a 29 year-old wife and mother of two.  She and her husband Mark live in Houston where they are bothRead more »

Behold the Lamb Cake!

Warning: The following article does not contain any references to humility or penitence. Our lamb cake tradition began the year myRead more »

I Stand Against Planned Parenthood

[Note: The following is in response to a menacing, vitriolic letter endorsed by Planned Parenthood and featured on their website.] ThisRead more »

The Miracle of the Bead

 “What do you think?  If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains andRead more »

Of P90X and the Holy Rosary

“To recite the Rosary is nothing other than to contemplate with Mary the face of Christ.”* In this new year, weight loss and physicalRead more »

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