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How Christ Modeled Contrition, Penance and Reparation for Us

Catholics… we are very particular creatures. Those of us who try, every day, a little bit harder, to be that which we are called toRead more »

Mary, Ever Virgin. Or Was She? (Part 2)

I love this time of year, when the liturgical calendar is heavily “Marian,” between the Nativity and the Solemnity of Mary thatRead more »

Hobby Lobby defies HHS Mandate

Hobby Lobby – Crafting Religious Freedom

As a group of crafty Catholic women, joining Pinterest was a no-brainer for many of the Catholic Sistas Ink Slingers. As an Art Major,Read more »

Holy Mother of God: A Litany for Women

For the Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God, January 1, 2013. For Carla, because she showed us how to follow the Blessed VirginRead more »

Betty or Veronica?

In mainstream culture, this question is presented to us females as: What kind of girl are you?  What kind of girl do you want to be? Read more »

I Bought All This Bread and Milk for Nothing?

If you are a Southerner you know that if the weather man is calling for any kind of winter storm that it is your duty to rush to the storeRead more »

Fasting for Freedom

It’s the Christmas season: a time of feasting that we anticipate all year.  As much as I want to savor this time, I find myselfRead more »

Mary, Ever Virgin…or Was She? (Part 1)

One thing that I look back now and laugh about after a decade as a Catholic is just how naive I was when I first converted. Though I wasRead more »

A Light in the Darkness

“The people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, on those dwelling in a land overshadowed by death light has arisen” MattRead more »

Merry Christmas!!

Today is the day our Lord is born – Alleluia!! Scripture for Christmas can be found at the USCCB’s website. In the same spiritRead more »

A Holy Family – Thoughts on Procreation and Christian Marriage

Pray for us, O Holy Family. The Catholic Church’s stance against birth control has catapulted to the forefront of today’s news, as it isRead more »

Brother Francis: A New, Faith Building Cartoon Series

In light of the coming holiday, I decided to take a break from my usual, heavy apologetics stuff to provide a review for a Catholic kidsRead more »

Be Vigilant: The Slowing Down of the Spiritual Life

My car radio is usually tuned to my local Catholic radio station. On a normal work day I know when I get in the car what I can expect toRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit, and Give Us Charity

This is the first of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is CHARITY. Check back nextRead more »

Salvation Army: Bells for Abortion?

Ring-a-ling-a-ling goes the bell as stalwart souls stand in the cold, next to the familiar red kettle beseeching passersby to give almsRead more »

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