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Talk to Your Mother

Talk to Your Mother

On a beautiful crisp morning, my family and I were heading to the Marian shrine to Our Lady of Good Help in northern Wisconsin. It wasRead more »

The 2018 Lenten Photo Journey

The 2018 Lenten Photo Journey

Lent is just a little over a week away and I’ve only just begun thinking about the Lenten season. Between the parish bulletin andRead more »

The 2018 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Sacrifices

Lent is coming up fast (in one week actually) so if you haven’t given any thought to your Lenten sacrifices for the upcomingRead more »

The Ultimate 2018 Lenten Book List for Families

I love the idea of having a family Lenten practice.  For several years, we have chosen to spend 30 minutes of each day readingRead more »

Life on a Budget

Most families know what it’s like to live on a financial budget. We have always had to live within our means, and that isRead more »

REVIEW: 100 Holy Hours for Women

  “The Eucharist is the greatest gift of the love of Jesus Christ.” St. Peter Julian Eymard   This year, the CatholicRead more »

Interview with Chantal Baros of Shining Light Dolls

I was lucky enough to meet Chantal Baros at a lively All Saints celebration that a very generous mutual friend hosted for a groupRead more »

Prayer Amongst the Scrub Oak

Confession: I’m a spiritual slacker.  No, really I am.  I don’t want to be that way but no matter how much I’ve tried toRead more »

Kids and Lent

Keeping Your Kids Engaged Throughout Lent

Can you believe that we are having a conversation about Lent already? Weren’t we just swaddling the infant Jesus and celebrating His birth?Read more »

The Art of “Practicing” NFP

::photo from Pixabay:: A friend of mine told me once that it’s true that you really “practice” Natural Family Planning. You don’t do it,Read more »

Real and Raw

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 »

Striving, Growing, Rejoicing: Be Your Own Holy Family

A few weeks ago we celebrated the Solemnity of the Holy Family. It is a beautiful celebration of the Blessed Mother, Joseph, and theRead more »

Jumping Off the Complain Train

Sometimes, I’m a willing passenger. But most of the time, I promote myself all the way up to chief engineer. I’m talking about theRead more »

We Want You…. To Take a Sabbath (here’s 5 suggestions how)

Doing Nothing My husband is really good at doing nothing in the best of ways.  In my husband’s mind weekends are for waking up late,Read more »

Scripture and the Beauty of Understanding

I think we can get into dangerous waters very quickly when we try to interpret things on our own. It’s like misunderstanding song lyrics.Read more »