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How Catholic Crafting Brings Me Closer to Christ

Did you know you can buy lots of empty Altoids tins on eBay? Why would anyone buy empty Altoids tins?! I LOVE ALTOIDS! But I wouldRead more »

Understanding the Gift of Human Sexuality: An Interview with Jason Evert

Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you my interview with Jason Evert who will be a speaker at the Theology of the Body CongressRead more »

Keeping Our Sympathy

During a thirty minute wait in a physician assistant’s office a few weeks ago, I had enough time to read all of the informationalRead more »

Mea Culpa

Mea Culpa

          Ahh, the start of a new school year.  Supply lists, book bills, registration, homework,Read more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 3

September 6th, 2016- My first two posts in the Diary of a Homeschool Mum have been set in the past as I shared the beginnings of whyRead more »

The Beautiful Mess of the Family: An Interview with Bill Donaghy

Family life… what does that mean? If we are to look at society we know that the term is changing at an alarming rate. The family is beingRead more »

Mother Teresa: A Lamp in the Darkness

“Thy word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. I have sworn an oath and confirmed it,   to observe thy righteousRead more »

Lectio Divina: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (2016)

Lectio divina is a beautiful way of encountering Jesus in Scripture and is an ancient tradition of the Church. To learn more about it,Read more »

A Brush With Death to Remind Us to Live

Traveling home from Kansas City to Georgia last night, my family and I almost lost our lives. As I drove my van, loaded down with 9 of myRead more »

Do You Know Who You Are in the Father’s Eyes?

Recently, I attended a monthly diocesan women’s night where women from the area are invited to listen to a speaker on a topic related toRead more »

A Personal Tribute to Mother Teresa: My Mystical Journey to Darjeeling

It happened one morning during my High School English class when I was asked to select and write about my role model. MotherRead more »

31 Things Catholics Struggle with in the World Today

The Church consists of the Church Triumphant {those who have made it to heaven}, the Church Suffering {the souls in Purgatory} and theRead more »

Traveling Technology-Free with Children

My husband and I have lived far away from our families and friends for almost our entire marriage, so we take a lot of road trips with ourRead more »

Remembering Our Lady’s Sorrows

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, andRead more »

August: The Month of the Blessed Sacrament

Last month, we discussed the July devotion to the Precious Blood. Today, we explore the August devotion to the Most Blessed Sacrament. WeRead more »