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Advent Within Me: Waiting on my Baby… and the Messiah

I’m really bummed I’m not having a baby in time for Christmas. Well, knock on wood.  I’ll be 35 weeks at Christmas.  Which is aRead more »

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How Our Advent Tree Came To Life

In today’s world, we find Christmas decorations fighting with Halloween items for space on the store shelves. It is easy toRead more »

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Do the Thing You Hate for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

by: Martina KreitzerLike, if you EVER – and I mean E-VAH – saw me doing this, you should probably look for the four horsemenRead more »

A Letter to Expectant Mothers

Dear Expectant Mother, Sitting in the doctor’s office, I picked up the latest parenting magazine. It was filled with articles aboutRead more »

My Baby’s Vocation: Reflecting on Pregnancy with the Benedictus

How do you even describe pregnancy? I’m 28 weeks pregnant. TWENTY-EIGHT WEEKS.  This baby is coming, and she is coming SOON. Read more »

That I Might Be Perfected In Him

That I Might Be Perfected in Him

by: Maurisa MayerleI believed that with my whole being, but what were His grand plans for me? In reality, He has chipped away at my ideasRead more »

Give the World Your Gifts

I’m not a writer by trade. In fact, English was always my worst subject. However, when I saw the call for single parent writers, IRead more »

The Official Catholic Sistas 2018 Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

by: Martina KreitzerYou’ve joined the Christmas Shopping Challenge in order to enjoy a more peace-filled Advent. Well, NOWRead more »

Shall We Gather?

Have you ever had one of those moments when you are certain of the presence and love of God? Although I’d had it on my schedule forRead more »

MarriageIsHard - So Here's Some Advice You Can Use

Marriage is Hard, So Here’s Some Advice You Can Use

by: Martina KreitzerWe’ve all seen marriage in its many forms, I’m guessing. But if you aren’t actually married –Read more »

God’s Final Act of Mercy: A Reminder to Remember the Faithful Departed This November

by: Anni HarryOnly when I came back to the Church a few years ago did I hear the phrase, “Eternal Rest grant unto them, O Lord; and, mayRead more »

When Work Sucks  – Bringing St. Augustine into the Workplace

October Blues October has been…a tough month, sisters.  I think it’s awesome that the world is stuffed with tiny gourds,Read more »

Trust Jesus to Lead You to the Fireworks

by: Alison WaggonerIn those hard moments, I learned to trust Jesus. More than that, I begged Him to be active in my life. My attitude andRead more »

Loving Me Through Him

image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/hiker-hiking-nature-hipster-solo-846094/ Love your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:39) we are told.Read more »

The Rainbow after the Storm

The Rainbow after the Storm

by: Martina KreitzerThat was November 2014 – almost four years ago when our entire family experienced our first and most devastatingRead more »