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Author Archives: Martina Kreitzer

Martina is a cradle Catholic, wife to Neil, and mother to seven kiddos here {and three in heaven}– 4/96-1/17. She decided to homeschool the kiddos in 2010 after many years in public schools and is currently transitioning out of homeschooling. She is the creator of Catholic Sistas which focuses on a feminine perspective of the Catholic Faith. The website was the result of an existing camaraderie by the contributors in a Catholic women’s group she created. She is also a Seal of Approval evaluator for the Catholic Writers Guild. Lest you think she spends all her time online, Martina has enjoyed getting out into the community by serving on the Pastoral Council from 2010-2013. She is constantly on the lookout to make her parish as welcoming as the small town she grew up in East Texas. This task is not easy given that St. William is the largest parish in the Austin diocese, serving well over twenty thousand parishioners. She loves Jesus, coffee, bacon, chocolate, photography, more bacon, evangelizing, and the company of those unafraid to use their sense of humor.

A Heavenly Lesson from St. Gertie

On Sunday, November 2, we confirmed our suspicion of being pregnant. Ah, seven kiddos. Downsizing just before number six was born, IRead more »

#CSAdvent – Are You Ready for an Instagram Photo Challenge?

If you’ve been following any of our social media accounts lately, you’ve been waiting patiently for this day. YouRead more »

The Official 2014 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

It’s ALMOST the most wonderful time of the year – even though Christmas trees are up and Christmas music is playingRead more »

Humanum: Coming November 17-19, 2014

On the heels of the Synod of Bishops comes Humanum, a colloquium scheduled to start on November 17 and end on the 19th. What isRead more »

5 Things that Helped Me Become a Better Parent

Sometimes on the path to sainthood, being a parent can be a really really REALLY  hard thing to achieve. I mean…kids. Wow. I couldRead more »

In Her Own Words – Journey through In Vitro Fertilization

We first brought you the incredible story of one woman’s journey through in vitro fertilization. In this podcast, you will hear JennyRead more »

How to Lose Weight the Fast Way

::disclaimer:: This post is not intended to cause distress toward those who suffer from eating disorders. The title may inadvertentlyRead more »

REVIEW: When the Game Stands Tall

The New England Patriots hold the NFL record with 21 consecutive victories. The Oklahoma Sooners set the standard for NCAA Division IRead more »

Vitiligo & Me

Shortly after my 35th birthday three years ago, I started to notice a rapid change in my hands. But, let me back up a bit and explainRead more »

GIVEAWAY: Another One?? Catholic Through the Year, Yes Indeed!

We’re BAAAAAAAACK! It’s Friday and what better way to head into the weekend than to run yet ANOTHER giveaway?? It’sRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Catholic Calendar & Day Planner with a Unique Twist!

Hear ye! Hear ye! What if you could buy ONE planner for all your needs? A new Catholic planner is in town and she brought some fun bundlesRead more »

The ONE Secret Every Woman Needs to Know about Every Other Woman

Recently, an article came across my Facebook feed in which a mother used her blog to vent about her bad day. Fair enough, I thought. UntilRead more »

12 Things Catholic Fathers Want to Tell You about Themselves

Last month, we shared with you 14 Things Catholic Moms Want to Tell You about Themselves. This month we wanted to do the same with ourRead more »

GIVEAWAY: Win FIVE Ellen Gable Books!

There’s nothing I like better than Fridays and giveaways – two of my favorite things! And, it’s been a while sinceRead more »

What the San Antonio Spurs and Catholicism Have in Common

Be sure to watch the video at the end – you won’t be disappointed As a native Texan, sometimes the need to talk about sportsRead more »

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