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If Only I Hadn’t _________

by: guest“If only I hadn’t _____.”  How many of us have said that – days, months, years, decades, after?  Remorse, guilt, shame,Read more »

Hello Depression, My Old Friend…

Welcome to this installment in the series REAL AND RAW – SOUL-STIRRING STORIES, a series focused on taking a candid look at theRead more »

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

by: Lynette BryantWhat I had considered for months to be just normal motherhood exhaustion and worry, was really the beginning of a slow,Read more »

What’s In Your Mass Bag?

Here at Catholic Sistas, we’re all about things that will amplify our Mass experience! These Mass bag additions will make it easier for usRead more »

My Child Struggles with Mental Illness

Welcome to this installment in the series Real and Raw – Soul-Stirring Stories, a series focused on taking a candid look at theRead more »

Love As Christ Loved (Part 1): Recognizing Our Own Love, Light, and Goodness

God is Love. God is Light. God is Goodness. God’s arch-enemy, is determined to destroy all of God’s Creation – determined toRead more »

We Are the Warriors: Reflections on Anxiety

Welcome to this installment in the series Real and Raw – Soul-Stirring Stories, a series focused on taking a candid look atRead more »

My Kid Drinks Juice during Mass – Sorry (Not Sorry) If That Offends You.

The title is a bit tongue-in-cheek. Please let me explain. THE JUICE INCIDENT My son’s iPod rings several times from his pocket. He pullsRead more »

The Frazzled Catholic Mom’s Guide to Getting through Mass (Mostly) in One Piece

by: Martina KreitzerGet the experience of being the frazzled Catholic mom {and dad, too!} in the pew! If you’re a parent who bringsRead more »

Imagining Ourselves Away from Anxiety and Into the Arms of Christ

by: Stephanie RothDoes anxiety present itself as an impediment to spiritual growth? Read through to see how Stephanie overcame her boutsRead more »

Happy Valentine’s Day Ash Wednesday

Welcome to the first installment in the series Real and Raw – Soul-Stirring Stories, a series focused on taking a candid lookRead more »

Real and Raw – A 2018 Catholic Sistas Series

Welcome to our new series, Real and Raw: Soul-Stirring Stories. In this series, guest authors* will get “real and raw” about the mostRead more »

UP and Out of The Fog

It’s funny–I didn’t realize there was a fog to come up out of until I looked back. I thought it was normal – youRead more »

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 »

I’m (not enough of) a Special Needs Mom

I’m a “Special Needs Mom”. That sounds really weird to me. For a couple reasons really, but mainly because I sometimes wonder if IRead more »