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Listen to Your Mother

“You’re the end of the rainbow, my pot of gold, you’re Daddy’s little girl, to have and to hold,” my mother would sing to me. But we knewRead more »

From Agnostic Theist to Seminarian: Part 1

Catholic Sistas debuts its first post from a priest-in-training! Today, seminarian Craig DeYoung shares the first part of his journey fromRead more »

Are You There God? It’s Me, Michelle

 I remember the day like it was yesterday.  I suppose it will be forever seared into my memory.  I was at the doctor’s office trying toRead more »

How God Pursued a Soul

During this month of Mary, I always find it inspiring to spend time in prayer contemplating her great “yes” to God. Though I can never knowRead more »

Why I Became Catholic (and Not Buddhist)

One of the questions I get most often when people hear I’m a convert is, “Why did you choose to become Catholic?”Read more »

Wrapped in Your Arms

A little over four years ago I experienced my first miscarriage.  It was the beginning of a dark time for me as I would go on to have twoRead more »

Coming Out: One Woman’s Story of Living With Bipolar Disorder

I did it.  I made a resolution to ‘come out’ to my kids at the dawn of the New Year, and I did.  Call me crazy if you want.  I prefer theRead more »

When “I’m Sorry” Just Isn’t Enough…

Just as raising a child takes a village, it takes a community to grieve the loss of a child as well. These precious little ones areRead more »

Easter Teaches Us Hope, Even During Times of Loss

The Easter Season is upon us. 50 days of celebrating the time that Jesus spent on Earth after his Resurrection. Such a glorious time ofRead more »

Time Immemorial: the Eucharist

One of my Protestant friends commented one day about the Eucharist. From his standpoint, Jesus’s “Do this in memory ofRead more »

There Were 10 In The Bed

 And the Little One Said… We have a new member in our family.  On March 16th we were blessed with our 10th living child.  After aRead more »

Life after Lesbianism

In January, I wrote about my struggles with same-sex attraction (SSA), while living out my vocation as a Catholic wife and mother. TheRead more »

Why Catholic Schools?

What makes Catholic school so great?   Why do I choose it for my own children?  I attended Catholic school from first grade until highRead more »

Walking the Way of the Cross without Samantha

I didn’t make it to Mass last year on Ash Wednesday. I remember seeing a Mass schedule on the door to the chapel at St. David’s as IRead more »

Torments of a Scrupulous Soul

I lay awake, tossing and turning in fear and anguish. I could feel the presence of demons crawling all over me. Each time my body gave wayRead more »

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