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There’s Something about Mary

I was blessed to come into the Catholic faith with no preconceived notions about Mary. I hadn’t grown up as a staunch Protestant whoRead more »

Jesus Is Lord: God’s Love {Week One}

Welcome to the Jesus Is Lord series! This is the first installment of the Jesus Is Lord course offered for adults at St. William CatholicRead more »

Jesus Is Lord: Series Introduction

Over the past couple of years, I have had friends, family, and acquaintances ask me about my parish program, Jesus Is Lord, a course thatRead more »

No Greater Love than This Part 3: A Reflection

It seems unreal that one year ago today I was standing in my bathroom, my hands shaking as they held a positive pregnancy test.  That testRead more »

Forming Intentional Disciples: A Day in the Life of a St. William Parishioner

{St. William of Vercelli Catholic Church – Round Rock, Texas – Austin Diocese } Ain’t she a beaut? Sometimes I findRead more »

We’re Talking About Eternal Salvation Here! 3 Need-to-Know Dogmas You Never Hear About

It is said that St Francis Xavier baptized 30,000-100,000 people A dogma is a teaching of the Church that has been proposed infallibly byRead more »

Finishing is Just the Beginning

What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him? James 2:14 (NASV) ButRead more »

Monday Morning Love

Monday morning and I’m stumbling down the straight and narrow, not doing my best in fighting the good fight of faithful living. I am tired,Read 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 »

A Chemist Believes in Transubstantiation

“I only wish that Catholics would really cherish the word ‘is’ even though science cannot say anything about it.”Read more »

God, Our Father

There is nothing more terrifying than realizing your child is missing.  You go to look and he’s gone.  You look high and low and that panicRead more »

Catholic Sistas Now on Podcast!

If you’re like me, you don’t always have time to read great posts – you’re barely getting through your daily to-doRead more »

Family Time!

For the past nine years, the Brothers of St. John have held a family retreat in Buda, TX at the Onion Creek Ranch.  My family has attendedRead more »

Being the Prodigal’s Older Brother

I am the prodigal’s older brother. I never understood the celebration and I always understood the anger. I mean, I was glad the young manRead more »

Come Holy Spirit, Give Us Fidelity

This is the ninth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is FIDELITY. Be sure to seeRead more »

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