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Build One Another Up

Build One Another Up

26 years ago my husband, Chris, and I decided to take the leap and swim the Tiber. He suggested we start praying for God to place peopleRead 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 »

TheDamagingEffectsofMakingExcuses

The Damaging Effects of Making Excuses

by: Martina KreitzerWas it coincidental that it came about when I decided to pray a 54 day novena to St. Joseph? Was it that God knew myRead 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 »

Cool Things Happen When We Let the Holy Spirit Lead

As the Body of Christ, we are called to actually be the hands and feet of Christ. I’ve watched this work in my life. It was a season ofRead more »

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

by: Martina KreitzerI knew this was a book for the Catholic domestic Church arsenal when my 10-year-old son was drawn to it like a moth toRead more »

Do You Need Jesus?

Do You Need Jesus?

Growing up, my parents did a really great job teaching my brother and I the difference between a need and a want. I remember going to themRead more »

Journeying to Christ

Last year, The Shepherd on a Search was all the rage. Touted as a Christian-based answer to the Elf on the Shelf, the premise seemed toRead more »

20 Habits You Can Cultivate NOW to Help Your Children Stay Catholic

20 Habits You Can Cultivate NOW to Help Your Children Stay Catholic

by: Martina KreitzerWorried your Catholic children will leave the Faith? This article will inspire you and then give you strategies toRead more »

The Birth of Cana’s Vineyard, A Catholic Couples Group

IN THE BEGINNING One evening, in late spring two years ago, a friend and I sat outside her home chatting about the desire to do more asRead more »

A Personal Tribute to Mother Teresa: My Mystical Journey to Darjeeling

It happened one morning during my High School English class when I was asked to select and write about my role model. MotherRead more »

Code of Conduct

Our second son joined the Alaska Air National Guard and flew away to Texas for basic training last month. Before he left, he presented meRead more »

A Story of Love, Sex, and Sacrifice

In the past, those who promoted natural family planning (NFP) almost exclusively focused on the benefits it would bring to your marriage.Read more »

Being Vulnerable for the Sake of Her Soul

A week ago, I shared with my 14-year-old daughter that I live with same-sex attraction (SSA). Why? Because despite receiving thoroughRead more »

Our Rest from the Toil

While reading Genesis recently, I started pondering my family’s level of busyness and the copious amount of activity being undertakenRead more »

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