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50 States 51 Marian Pilgrimages

50 States 51 Marian Pilgrimages

by: Maurisa Mayerle“On a pilgrimage you step outside your comfort zone. You see the world from a fresh perspective.”Read more »

The Plan after Unplanned

The Plan after Unplanned

by: Alyssa AzulI was no stranger to the Planned Parenthood controversy before entering the theater. I used to listen to Lila RoseRead more »

Making Room For Disability

We need to make room for people with disabilities In our lives, schools, and church communities. Society will continue toRead more »

Happy Feast of the Assumption!

When I taught high school theology, it was one of many vocabulary words that students got confused: Assumption, Ascension, Annunciation. ToRead more »

We Need to Talk

We Need to Talk

by: Michelle SchroederNo, I don’t want to break up with Jesus! The last thing I want is to be apart from Him, but our relationship neededRead more »

Contemplating Eternity: Living for the Here and Now

by: Anni HarryAs I sat in daily Mass after hearing the news, I held my sleeping little boy and watched my eldest going through motions ofRead more »

Of Note-August 2019

by: Maurisa MayerleOf Note offers you the most worthy, relevant reads that will keep you informed and in-tune without wasting yourRead more »

Just How Good are Those Mud Pies

Just How Good are Those Mud Pies?

by: Lynette BryantI’ve splashed and played in the mud most of my life, eating my fill of my carefully crafted mud pies. I’ve felt theRead more »

Running Changed My View On Confession

Running Changed My View on Confession

by: RandiI don’t go to confession nearly as often as I’d like, but when I do, it’s always this image of the vast towering cross andRead more »

How Social Media Helped my Pregnancy Announcement

How Social Media Helped my Pregnancy Announcement

by: Martina KreitzerThough I didn’t always manage to publicly announce each pregnancy that resulted in a miscarriage on the blog account,Read more »

Home Is Where the Church Is

We are moving…again. This is my husband’s and my third cross-country move in six years as a married couple, fourth if you count me movingRead more »

Light and Refreshing Ceviche

Light and Refreshing Ceviche

by: Maurisa MayerleI regularly participate in the Catholic Sistas’ “What’s for Dinner” daily post on Facebook. Recently, I posted aRead more »

Social Media is Ruining Social Justice Here’s Why

Social Media is Ruining Social Justice: Here’s Why

by: Victoria Kieser If our commitment to social justice is SOLELY based on our social media scrolling, if our activism is SOLELYRead more »

The Language of Pro-Choice and How We Can Defeat It

The Language of Pro-Choice – and How we Can Defeat It

“Defend the unborn against abortion even if they persecute you, calumniate you, set traps for you, take you to court, or kill you.” PopeRead more »

Missed Opportunities

Missed Opportunities

by: Michelle SchroederMy fear is that all of these missed opportunities will be shown to me, newsreel style – I know that’s weirdRead more »

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