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Lady Ribbon’s Entry Into Our Lives…

By now, hopefully, you’ve noticed our ‘Lady Ribbon‘. Well, here’s how she came into our lives… iPhoneRead more »

Abortion Kills Children: the Language of the Pro-life Movement

As someone who has been in tune with the pro-life movement from the inception of the dubious Roe vs. Wade law, I am keenly aware of the insRead more »

I Find God in the Autumn

The other day as I was contemplating what to write about this month I read this line in the Catechism, and came up with the perfectRead more »

Catholic and Pro-Choice? I Don’t Think So

Back in my pro-life atheist days, long before I had kids, I used to spend a lot of time on bulletin boards debating abortion. One thingRead more »

John Paul II Life Center Center Hosts Second Annual Priest Appreciation Dinner

Austin, Texas, September 25, 2012 – What’s possibly more enjoyable than dinner with a friend who is a priest? Dinner with a roomfulRead more »

How to Kick Satan Out of Your Home

Fight for it Mama! Learn to use the high kick prayer! See below. This is for all you women who spend your days trying to keep your familyRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 5

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 24 – September 29! Hopefully you will find this newRead more »

The Sorrowful Mysteries… Everyday Style

I will admit the Sorrowful Mysteries are the most difficult for me to pray.  I must contemplate my own sinfulness and meditate upon loss inRead more »

Woman in Love: An Interview with Katie Hartfiel

    Katie Hartfiel is a 29 year-old wife and mother of two.  She and her husband Mark live in Houston where they are bothRead more »

Faithful Citizen: Vote with a Well Formed Conscience

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen seems to have been a prophet before his time. His quotes appear to resonate even more today than they didRead more »

Understanding Catholicism with Baptist Theology

The Baptist faith community where I grew up deserves most of the credit for making me into the Christian I am today. It was there that IRead more »

How to Change the World (Without Becoming a Missionary to Africa)

18-year-old Katie went on a mission trip to Uganda to minister to the poor there. Five years later, she has made Uganda her permanentRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 4

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 17 – September 22! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

How to Die

I met my friend Melissa about 14 years ago at a Mom’s bible study sponsored by my diocese. She was an outgoing and vivacious womanRead more »

The True Cost of Designer Babies

In our family, we have a tradition when it comes to finding out the sex of our unborn babies. We have our 20-week sonogram, have the techRead more »

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