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Happy Lupercalia, Saints, Valentines, Birthday

What connection could possibly exist among a bawdy Roman fertility festival, the deaths of holy saints, a sentimental holiday, and theRead more »

Why I Love My Wife

People sometimes get exhausted just looking at my family (it happens when you have five really little kids), and I often get a sympatheticRead more »

Abundant Living During Lent

Ash Wednesday is a somber day where we begin our forty days of fasting before we celebrate our Lord rising from the dead to give us newRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy List to Lenten Sacrifices

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and most of us have already been asked (or have asked) the question of the season: What are you giving up? ManyRead more »

Pope Benedict XVI to Step Down – Were the Signs There ?

The historic news of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI came as a surprise to laity and Church leaders alike; he will be only the 5thRead more »

The Deacon’s Wife: Part 2: God Turns All Things Good

[This is part 2 of The Deacon’s Wife. Follow this link to check out part 1.] “Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church,Read more »

Defending the Canon of the Bible–All 73 Books, Part 2

Last week, in the first part of this two part series, I gave a brief outline of the history of the Church and, by effect, the history ofRead more »

I Know I Believe in the Real Presence

As I read and sweat my way through Church teachings, referencing and verifying as I considered what She taught and why, the Real PresenceRead more »

A Lenten Photo Challenge – Join Us!

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THE 2014 PHOTO CHALLENGE? CLICK HERE TO SEE THE NEWEST CHALLENGE LIST. **UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: We are now onRead more »

Carrying the Cross Into Battle

A cradle Catholic, I chose to write about abortion for a high school English assignment. Bold and confident, I stood at the front of theRead more »

Fr Frank Pavone & EMV

A Newbie’s March for Life 2013

March for Life 2013 I’ve been on countless local Walks for Life, but have never been able to make it to the March for Life inRead more »

Eleventy-Billion Reasons I’m Glad I Have Children

Recently a woman from the Seattle Times wrote an article explaining why she’s not going to have children. Much of her article is theRead more »

Falling In Love

It’s February… the month where as a society we “celebrate” love.   Of course society’s version of love and our Catholic understanding ofRead more »

Groundhog Day

It’s February 2nd… again. Remember that fabulous Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell movie? Bill Murray’s characterRead more »

Defending the Canon of the Bible–All 73 Books

One common dispute against the Catholic Church by well meaning but misinformed Protestants is the assertion that the Catholic ChurchRead more »

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