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Catholic Mom Squads

I didn’t realize that squad envy could be a thing until I watched Taylor Swift’s infamous “Bad Blood” music video. (I know, what aRead more »

Why I Veil: A Millennial Perspective

This Lent, I started covering my head during Mass. I know, I know- off the Traddie rails, am I right? But hear me out. I wanted Lent to beRead more »

A Magnificat Year

My palms were sweating like crazy. It was only my second attempt at the Sacrament of Reconciliation since returning to the Catholic ChurchRead more »

It’s Your Journey

Generally a positive, upbeat person, it takes quite a bit for me to have a “down” day. But like everyone, sometimes I’mRead more »

When God’s Voice Sounds Different

  I recently found out that I will be needing surgery soon to remove a cyst on my ovary. This isn’t a very abnormal occurrence,Read more »

Devoted, Devastated, Divine

Devoted In retrospect, there were most likely clues in the mundane. I am certain there were small iniquities that I was overlooking due toRead more »

An Encounter with Christ at Walmart

“…so he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’” Luke 10:29 Today, I grudgingly drove to my least favorite place onRead more »

Friends in {Really} High Places

When you love good and holy people it makes you want to be like them. Their words and deeds are admirable, they live their lives with suchRead more »

Shaped in His Image

“O Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.” Isaiah 64:8 If you’ve ever seen aRead more »

By Faith, With Hope, To Love

Recently, I found myself confronted by some fairly powerful, negative emotions centering on an incident which I felt to be a betrayal fromRead more »

Paint Your Own Sacred Heart

My family has many different religious statues, icons and images in our home but we were lacking one of the Sacred Heart. I’d neverRead more »

Special Needs Mom Reflects: All are Welcome at the Feast

A week after Christmas, after months of preparation, my two youngest children received their First Holy Communion. I had always assumedRead more »

Marry Her and Die for Her: A Book Review

Doing book reviews is always interesting. You never know what you’re going to get! I was definitely curious when, last fall, I was asked toRead more »

Unexpectedly Homeschooling: Our Journey

Over the years I have known many homeschooling families but I never thought our family would be one of them. My husband and I planned forRead more »