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Lectio Divina: Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord (2017)

Technically, today is the Epiphany, but for many of us this solemnity is moved to Sunday. So we will be celebrating the Solemnity of theRead more »

Financial Stewardship: Creating A Family Budget

Happy 2017! The new year means that people are thinking about ways to change and fix all the things about their lives that need changingRead more »

Seven Things Your Mentally Ill Friend Wants to Tell You in 2017

A New Year is here, and with it new blessings, joys, sufferings, and opportunities to grow in the Lord. If you are one of the millions ofRead more »

Decorating a Catholic Home: No Cost Hallway Vignette

I have had this space at the top of our stairs on my ‘to do’ decorating list for a while now.  Our upstairsRead more »

Lectio Divina: Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God (2017)

This Sunday we will celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God. It’s a Holy Day of Obligation that falls on a Sunday this year. IRead more »

The Camera in My Mind

I often look at my children and am amazed at how time has changed them… their faces no longer pudgy with baby fullness; their tiny handsRead more »

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Most Christians believe that once they get to Christmas day that they have finished the Christmas race. It’s Jesus’ birthday and as ofRead more »

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 »