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Advent, Momma Mary, and the {Slightly Messy} Art of Offering It Up

As Advent comes to a close, for me it has not been without a fair amount of spiritual introspection and reflection of the BlessedRead more »

Lectio Divina: The Fourth Sunday of Advent (2016)

Can you believe that we are about to be at the tail end of Advent. And this year we get a whole week for the fourth week of Advent. ThisRead more »

You Cannot Have It All

No, you cannot have it all. This has been such a disappointing revelation for me. I was raised so idealistically, believing that if I hadRead more »

Zacchaeus

At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collectorRead more »

emptiness and gratefulness

Advent Gratefulness and Emptiness

I would have had a newborn this week. I could be curled up on my couch with a beautiful new baby in my arms and a coffee table covered inRead more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 4 – BURNOUT

I know I began my portion of this homeschool series as a diary of memories and I promise I will continue to add those, but this month IRead more »

I Washed My Face

St. Kateri Tekakwitha slept on a bed of thorns. St. Rose of Lima cropped her hair and disfigured her skin. Blessed Alexandrina de CostaRead more »

A Catholic Advent Home Tour

As we are into week #2 of Advent 2016 I thought I would share a few images of our own Catholic Sistas readers’ homes as well as aRead more »

Lectio Divina: The Second Sunday of Advent (2016)

Advent is here and as we get closer, day by day, to the birth of our Lord and Savior, we reflect on the hope of the coming kingdom ofRead more »

When You Question God’s Love, Prayer is the Answer

I went to a different parish than usual this weekend. The priest’s homily focused on the question “Is God Here?” The priest acknowledgedRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Catholic Jesse Tree Ornament Set!

It’s Advent 2016!  Happy New Liturgical Year, Sistas!  Advent is my *favorite* time of year and we are still adding to ourRead more »

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Yesterday we began the new liturgical year within the Church. It is an exciting time to say the least! As we begin ourRead more »

Bring Them a Meal!

In July, we moved to a new city and joined an amazing parish. Less than three weeks ago, I had our fifth child. While I was still in theRead more »

Our God is Here

The Mass three weekend’s ago was perfect. Of course, every Mass is technically perfect, but this one felt like the beginningRead more »

2016 Advent Photo Challenge

Advent begins in less than 1 week! At Catholic Sistas we love helping you prepare for and reflect on the liturgicalRead more »