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Be ready!

One of my favorite verses in the Bible is 1 Peter 3:15. …always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reasonRead more »

Mothers with Muscle Memory

We’ve made it to mid-Lent. How is it going for you? As always, it starts with a gusto and, at least for me, becomes so much moreRead more »

Combat Liturgy

The tradition of the Church, and of the Goorchenko family, is to celebrate the great feasts of the Nativity and Pascha with a late nightRead more »

Daily Mass and the Acts 2 Church

The Upper Room of the Last Supper and Pentecost in Jeruselem There is a phrase that runs around non-Catholic Christian circles, whereRead more »

From the Limelight to Christ’s Light

My name is Brad Fischetti.   I am a believer, Catholic, a husband, and a father. I am Pro-life.  It’s the Catholic andRead more »

Eucharist: A Journey of Transformation, Healing, and Discipleship

Shortly before the holidays, we were contacted by Dr. Mary Amore from Mayslake Ministries. She had a DVD she thought we might like toRead more »

My Anastasius

Pondering Over the years, as friend after friend had experienced miscarriage I wondered why it is God not only allows it, but allows it soRead more »

Destination Eternity: The Vacation of a Lifetime

A funny thing happened during a hike on my family vacation this past summer.  Or, you could say it was a God thing.  You decide.  I willRead more »

A Foolproof {Catholic} Homeschool Day

When we first moved to Pennsylvania, I had the opportunity to attend a local homeschool “Mom’s Day Out.” One of theRead 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 »

Want Reverence? Be Reverent.

“I thought all the way home on what to do about church,” my husband said late one night last week when we finally had some quiet timeRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday, No. 18: Catholic Catechesis

Let’s have a little catechtical fun for this installment of 7 Quick Takes!! I asked the other ink slingers to help me identify 7Read more »

10 Steps to Selecting a {Catholic} Homeschool Curriculum

Selecting a curriculum can be a truly overwhelming task each year for homeschooling mothers.  So many times I have said to myself,Read more »

NFP – Long Term Promises

Growing up Catholic means NFP was a familiar word to me. As I entered my teen and college years, I was aware of its existence, but that wasRead more »

If we err by thinking we are the center of the Liturgy, the Mass will lead to a loss of Faith ~ Cardinal Raymond Burke

Mass Confusion: Interference

Earlier today I was driving down the road listening to my local Catholic station. Every so often a popular rock station would bleed in andRead more »