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Extending Mercy to {Likely} the Most Difficult Person of All

Mercy. That word seems to pop up a lot these days, especially in Catholic circles where the faithful understand that we are in full swingRead more »

To Everything There Is a Season…

When our children are young, parenting seems so difficult sometimes. Deciphering each cry our baby makes–  hunger? dirty diaper?Read more »

Hosanna

We have all been there – sitting in Mass with our children and just waiting for that moment when we may have to step in and distract,Read more »

July: Devotion to the Precious Blood of Our Lord

Last month we explored the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This month, we explore the devotion the Precious Blood of ourRead more »

The Heart of the Matter

Friends, unless you’re living in a cave, you have heard, and more than likely seen on the news, about the upheaval in our country theseRead more »

Saying That the “But” Can Go

I’m old enough to have heard a certain song referencing sizable posteriors ad nauseum in middle school.  Maybe you’re old enoughRead more »

The Prayer of the People of God

Read the Psalms. They are pure poetry, but easier to understand than William Shakespeare, Gerard Manley Hopkins, or E.E. Cummings! TheRead more »

12 Scripture Verses for Difficult Moments

It’s an unfortunate fact that many Catholics are ignorant of Scripture. We recognize that private interpretation of Scripture is notRead more »

Eternal Rest Unto Dreams

photo source “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”-Proverbs 19:21 A bride kneels next to herRead more »

Catholic Monster Spray

Are your kids afraid of the dark?  Do they think there is a monster under the bed?  My boys are going through this stage rightRead more »

Seven Catholic Sistas Ink Slingers favorite posts and why!

For this First Friday’s 7QT we will learn what are some of our ink slingers favorite articles and why they chose those particularRead more »

5 Ways Amoris Laetitia Encouraged, Challenged, and Aggravated Me

Amoris Laetitia continues to be featured in a variety of writings, posts, books, and conversations in the wider Catholic world.Read more »

June: The Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

With each month, our Holy Church has a dedicated devotional topic. Last month, we pondered the devotion to Mary, Mother of God . For theRead more »

Pro-Life Women’s Conference Highlights Changing Approaches in the Pro-Life Movement

The first ever Pro-Life women’s conference is being held in Dallas, Texas this weekend.   This conference lineup isRead more »

Decorating a Catholic Home Part I: Research

Before I was a home-schooling mama, I was an interior designer.  I loved my job bringing beauty to people’s homes through goodRead more »