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CHRISTmas Traditions: keeping Jesus at the center

Germany has long been on the forefront when it comes to Christmas traditions. From composing Silent Night (“Stille Nacht! HeiligeRead more »

Splendid Sundays: Peace on Earth

Second Sunday of Advent Lectionary: 5 Open today’s readings in another window to read along. Reflection “For he proclaims peace toRead more »

Mary, did you know?

There is a song I hear around this time of year that gives a different perspective of Christmas to those who hear it. Mary, Did You Know?Read more »

A Bitter Pill, Indeed

“Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen to do more harm.” –George Eliot In 1968, PopeRead more »


Think back to when we were kids – waaayyy back for some of us {{cough, cough… ahem}} – and try to remember what the wordRead more »

Cinderella Story?

Cinderella story? Well, sort of… Love at first sight? Maybe. All I know is the first night I met my husband I was smitten. We talked forRead more »

Bearing False Witness

Election season is upon us. We’ve already been treated to debates among the potential Republican nominees and poorly-veiled campaigning byRead more »

One last rally for Christmas shopping giveaway – HUZZAH!

Do you get tired of giveaways?  If so, you need to look away. And you might want to stop reading our blog because I LURV me some giveaways.Read more »

What I learned about marriage.

I don’t profess to be an expert on what makes a marriage work. I haven’t been married terribly long; I don’t have a PhD in maritalRead more »

Splendid Sundays: So, how’d it go?

Today’s Mass Readings, with a reflection below. Click for more Advent on Catholic Sistas! First Sunday of Advent Lectionary: 2 Reading 1Read more »

Winners of the Sacred Heart Books and Gifts $20 gift card giveaway are…

AND…   CONGRATULATIONS!! To claim your prize, please send an e-mail to linda{at}sacredheartbooksandgifts{dot}comRead more »

Trust in the Lord

Advent starts tomorrow. Advent is the season of waiting for Christ’s birth and it’s the New Year in the Church calendar so it’s naturalRead more »

Begin the ADVENTure!

I love Black Friday! As you read this blog entry, I am happily browsing the stores, looking for those special gifts that will help expressRead more »

From our family to yours…

From our contributors:   Many blessings on this wonderful day of thanks! ~ Kerri May we cherish each moment with our family andRead more »

Thanksgiving in the Eucharist: Reflections on the Gospel of John 6

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates the mass The word Eucharist literally means “thanksgiving” and since tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in theRead more »

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