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Happy Feast of the Assumption!

When I taught high school theology, it was one of many vocabulary words that students got confused: Assumption, Ascension, Annunciation. ToRead more »

Contemplating Eternity: Living for the Here and Now

by: Anni HarryAs I sat in daily Mass after hearing the news, I held my sleeping little boy and watched my eldest going through motions ofRead more »

Running Changed My View On Confession

Running Changed My View on Confession

by: RandiI don’t go to confession nearly as often as I’d like, but when I do, it’s always this image of the vast towering cross andRead more »

Social Media is Ruining Social Justice Here’s Why

Social Media is Ruining Social Justice: Here’s Why

by: Victoria Kieser If our commitment to social justice is SOLELY based on our social media scrolling, if our activism is SOLELYRead more »

Lessons in Generosity

Lessons in Generosity

Jesus teaches, “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). One of my life goals is to be generous to a fault. MyRead more »

Homecoming Day: The Long-Awaited Reward After a 7 Month Deployment

by: Devon WattamI tried to imagine watching everything my boys did through Ben’s eyes, and suddenly the sting of deployment washed away.Read more »

Listen Up! Catholic Podcasts

Podcasting has been around for 15 years and I have just recently discovered some of the rich Catholic content the platform has to offer.Read more »

How Not To Martha Up Your Life

How (Not) To Martha Up Your Life

by: Antonia GoddardI knew God was right, I needed to slow down, to listen to His word, to do what he wanted for me and stop worrying aboutRead more »

Nourish My Body, Nourish My Soul

Nourish My Body, Nourish My Soul

Although what we eat plays an important part in nourishing our body, where we eat and with whom we eat nourishes our soul.  ThisRead more »

The Addiction that Slowly Kills Families

The Addiction that Slowly Kills Families

by: Martina KreitzerBoys whose fathers are addicted are more likely to display aggressive behavior than fathers who are notRead more »

Seven Things Catholics Can Learn from Pride

Seven Things Catholics Can Learn from Pride

Note: This is not an article about what the Church teaches about homosexuality or gay marriage.  I’m just focusing on take-awaysRead more »

Every Run Tells a Story

Every Run Tells A Story

by: RandiWhen I run I am grounded. I am stripped raw of all the worldly afflictions. I am exposed – bare, raw, and vulnerable. AndRead more »

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil (and Five Not to…)

by: Antonia GoddardWhilst veiling is becoming an increasingly popular decision among young Catholic women, my journey to the mantilla hasRead more »

Mea Culpa Correcting Misunderstood Mariology

Mea Culpa: Correcting Misunderstood Mariology

by: Maurisa MayerleFather Dave Nix, known as Padre Peregrino, featured noted convert and die-hard Thomist, Dr. Taylor Marshall on hisRead more »

A Name Most Powerful_ Mary for CS

A Name Most Powerful: Mary

by: Anni HarryYet, we see in the Gospels that she also kept all things in her heart. The difficult moments in teaching a toddler-Jesus toRead more »