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20 Children Is Not “Too Many.”

“Selfish, irresponsible, insane, stupid.” “I hope she dies.” “She should have been aborted.” “I hope her child is a vegetable that willRead more »

Splendid Sundays: Saving our Spouses

Today’s Mass Readings, with a reflection below. The marriage of Mary and Joseph.   Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary:Read more »

Offer it up

While I know I have been very blessed in my life, there have also been times I have struggled or faced trials. And in those times, it wasRead more »

Knock knock. Who’s there? Jehovah’s Witness. Jehovah’s Witness, *WHO*??

I think God’s telling me something…and He’s speaking primarily through religious groups that self-identify as Christian.Read more »

I didn’t give you the gift of life… life gave me the gift of you

In light of the fact that November is National Adoption Awareness Month, I would like to share with you my reflection on abortion, in-vitroRead more »

When every day is Groundhog Day…

It’s Groundhog Day! That’s how I feel upon arising from my slumber –  where I can fly by simply bouncing, visit with dearly departedRead more »

“Multiplicity” and the New Roman Missal

I’ve been thinking about the 1996 movie “Multiplicity” lately.  Have you seen it?  It may not have made much money and receivedRead more »

Splendid Sundays: Catholics and the Rapture

Today’s Mass Readings, with a reflection below. Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 154 Reading 1           WisRead more »

The Death Penalty Dilemma: Part 2

In our first article on capital punishment, we talked about how the truth about the inherent dignity of every human person must beRead more »

Let go and let God

I have been blessed in my life. I had a happy childhood, I have a wonderful husband and two amazing children. I have a faith that hasRead more »

The Way to Where?

Last summer when I heard about the new movie by Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen entitled, “The Way,” I was very excited about seeingRead more »

You just. don’t. know.

Have you ever had this happen to you? You sit down in the pew before Mass starts, you pull down the kneeler and begin to say your prayers.Read more »

Why We Love All These Saints

STOP! We know today is a Holy Day of Obligation, yes? Do not pass go, do not collect $200, get thee to Mass! Okay, moving on. Happy happyRead more »

Get thee to Mass tomorrow! All Saint’s is a Holy Day of Obligation…

A recent discussion in our group uncovered that one member’s church had advertised All Saint’s Day not as a Holy Day ofRead more »

All Soul’s Day

Some people love Christmas best, others find great happiness in Easter, but my favorite Religous Day is All Souls Day and my favorite timeRead more »