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Michelle Fritz is a daughter of God, a cradle Catholic, a Georgia peach, a devoted wife of almost 30 years to amazing husband Mike, and an eclectic homeschooling mother to eleven living children. She has experienced the loss of 16 babies in her call to be open to life, but knows that God is always loving and always gracious. She and her husband know that they have an army of Saints already in heaven! In addition to her vocation as wife, mom, and homeschool teacher she also holds a Masters in Theology and has recently taken on the role of Youth Minister for both the middle school and high school groups at her parish.

Oh Martha!

Today is the feast day of St. Martha. Most of us know her from the Bible story of Mary and Martha. Jesus came to visit and while Mary satRead more »

Get Over Yourself!

A few weeks ago while I was in Kansas City I visited my sister’s church for the sacrament of Confession. There the priest handed out littleRead more »

Take It and Be Happy

As I sat beside my father-in-law’s bedside, holding his hand while he lay with labored breathing, my head rested on the blanket and IRead more »

It’s Summertime! Take a Dive… Into the Word!

As Catholics we often are accused of not opening our Bibles to read God’s Word. Of course we laugh at this thought because we know thatRead more »

What is a Novena?

Growing up in the Catholic Church I was taught to pray simple prayers like the Our Father, the Hail Mary, and the Glory Be. In ourRead more »

The Miracle of Leonidas

In honor of the miracle that happened in our life just one year ago, I would like to share a letter with you that I sent out to family andRead more »

A Beloved Pope Becomes a Beloved Saint

This Sunday, on Divine Mercy Sunday, our beloved Pope John Paul II will be canonized as a saint. I doubt there was a single person whoRead more »

Jesus Wept

Yesterday we read in the Gospel of John the story of Lazarus’ death. We read that when Jesus finally arrived in Bethany Lazarus had been inRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday: 7 Signs Spring is Finally Here!

1. You wake up to birds chirping and woodpeckers pecking… or better yet, your 4 year old wakes you and asks, “What in the world is thatRead more »

Line -by-Line Prayer Reflection: Anima Christi, Part 2

This is the second of a series of posts reflecting line-by-line on the Anima Christi. When I was assigned to write about this line of theRead more »

The Potter’s Hands

If you have ever tried to make a clay vessel of any sort you know that it can be tedious work. The clay must be the right consistency; itRead more »

Bruised, Hurting, and Dirty… A Life Worth Living

After Mass the words of Pope Francis lingered in my mind… “I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has beenRead more »

Hope in the Middle of a Snow Storm

If you have watched the news recently you have probably seen the terrible events of “Snow Jam 2014” unfold.  The City of Atlanta, GeorgiaRead more »

A Christmas Homecoming

We’ve all heard the story of the Prodigal Son, right?  The father rejoices when he sees his son, who left to strike out on his own,Read more »

Your Ultimate Guide to Having the Perfect Family

Ok, so you and I both know that there is no such thing as a perfect family. Sure, there are families who look perfect and maybe evenRead more »

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