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Relatable: Love, Actually – A 2019 Catholic Sistas Series about Marriage

by: Martina KreitzerWhat about the Catholic who still believes in the sanctity of marriage, including its permanence? Is it even possibleRead more »

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God Writes Straight with Crooked Lines: A Conversion Story

by: Lydia BraggDespite the turbulence of the Rockies, I successfully avoided urinating all over myself. Win! During this debacle I startedRead more »

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Loneliness is a Cognitive Error

by: MistyToday, feelings are too often viewed as your truest guide in life: “Follow your heart,” we’re told. “Do what feels right.” ButRead more »

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The 2019 Guide to All Things Epiphany

The Epiphany falls ON Sunday this year, and if you are a Novus Ordo Mass goer, you know that this feast day typically is celebratedRead more »

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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 »

Dearest Sisters…Please Pray with Me

Is there anything more motivating than the love we have for our children? I think God does that on purpose. How sanctifying it is to be aRead more »

Consecration to the Blessed Virgin Mary: 9 Tips for Spiritual Success

It’s Christmas Eve, sisters! With today being the vigil of Our Lord’s birth, I can’t think of a better way to thank JesusRead more »

Reflections on the Nativity

by: Maurisa MayerleI’ve been reading Saint Francis de Sales Introduction to the Devote Life and applying some his proscribedRead more »

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 »