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Love Can Be Hated

  I woke up this morning and read this quote from Pope Benedict this morning: “God is love, but love can be hated when itRead more »

From Christian Confusion to Catholic Clarity

Our conversion story begins like so many others: not sure of our place within Protestant Fundamentalism, but quite sure it was in thereRead more »

Vietnam, Lepers and Vocations

On the eve of the Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs, a story of Vietnam seemed appropriate. About half-way up the Eastern coast of Vietnam,Read more »

Thanksgiving in the Eucharist: The New Testament

Última Cena, Leonard Da Vinci Last year at Thanksgiving, I shared with Catholic Sistas my love for the Scripture of John 6, and how clearlyRead more »

Hope and Thanksgiving – They’re Contagious!

I was recently privy to a Facebook exchange between my friend, Michelle, and one of her friends. Michelle is going through a difficultRead more »

#FishFriday – It’s Not Just for Lent

If you’ve heard the buzz lately, you know that the bishops plan to readdress and reemphasize that the faithful abstain from meat onRead more »

No Greater Love Than This

This post was  written on September 19, 2012.  As I sit here typing my house is quiet. My children are all in bed.  I can hear theRead more »

Surrender to Motherhood

I’ll be totally honest. I am such a failure….and then I remember my spiritual director’s advice and how I kept onRead more »

It Is Right and Just: Mass Changes One Year Later

It has been almost one full year since the new translation of the Mass has been implemented in the Roman Rite. Can you believe it has beenRead more »

You Are What You Eat

We’ve all heard it before: “You are what you eat.” Never is that more true than when we consume the Most Holy Eucharist.Read more »

Rosary Walk

As a mommy in charge of 5 little souls, I often worry that we do not pray enough together. We  forget to pray before meals when there’sRead more »

Teachings of the Early Church Fathers: How Catholics Embrace “Faith Alone”

Though Christ never intended for His Body of believers to be divided, in the 495 years since the initiation of Protestantism, the battleRead more »

You’re a Good Momma: An Open Letter from A Veteran Mom to First Time Moms

      Dear New Momma, When I first titled this post, I wanted to use another word – something otherRead more »

Feast for the Body, Famine for the Soul

Me on our recent vacation. Two weeks ago, I was blessed to be able to travel with my husband for an early celebration of our 15-yearRead more »

Election 2012 – Where do the Faithful Go from Here?

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, weRead more »