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Sacramentals, Mercy, Advent, Oh My!

Not long ago, I attended an event where an icebreaker game was played. The icebreaker was to count up how many Sacramentals we had on eachRead more »

2017 Advent Photo Challenge

Advent is almost here! And if you’ve checked out a calendar recently, you might have noticed that Advent is pretty short this year too;Read more »

A Catholic Advent Home Tour

As we are into week #2 of Advent 2016 I thought I would share a few images of our own Catholic Sistas readers’ homes as well as aRead more »

Lectio Divina: The Second Sunday of Advent (2016)

Advent is here and as we get closer, day by day, to the birth of our Lord and Savior, we reflect on the hope of the coming kingdom ofRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Catholic Jesse Tree Ornament Set!

It’s Advent 2016!  Happy New Liturgical Year, Sistas!  Advent is my *favorite* time of year and we are still adding to ourRead more »

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Yesterday we began the new liturgical year within the Church. It is an exciting time to say the least! As we begin ourRead more »

It Is Good to be Seen

It is that time of year again… the time when we gather together to remember our blessings and bestow gifts upon one another in celebrationRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Quiet Advent at Home

Crafting. That’s what we all think we should be doing with the kids this time of year, right? And that’s my subject matterRead more »

Resolve to Run~to Christ

“Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ!” That was our joyful processional prayer theRead more »

Saint Lucy Crown –A Simple Tutorial–

December is full of wonderful Christmas time feast days and Advent observances, like the Immaculate Conception and Saint Nicholas.Read more »

Advent: A Time of Repentance, Penance, and Renewal

Advent is a time of preparation- preparing our hearts, minds, and souls for the Christ-child who will one day offer each of us salvationRead more »

A Guide to Intentional Christmas Giving

A few years ago, I started making an effort to do my all my Christmas shopping before the start of Advent. I wanted to be free duringRead more »

The First Sunday of Advent: A Reminder to Love

Preparing our hearts and minds for authentic Christmas is challenging. With how much our culture promotes consumerism, Santa, decoratingRead more »

2015 Advent Instagram Photo Journey – Who’s In?

Each year as we draw closer to Advent, I always am encouraged by how different we all are. We respond to a call to a deeper, moreRead more »

The Official 2015 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide and Giveaway!

It’s heeeeere once again – Catholic Sistas annual Christmas gift guide and giant giveaway! This year we’ve addedRead more »