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The Church Triumphant – Citizens of Heaven

If you are Catholic, you have heard the phrase “communion of saints” a lot, especially if you pray the rosary.  Have you ever stopped toRead more »

Family Vacation: A Survivor’s Guide

Here we go! It’s packing day or, should I say, packing week, here at the our house.  We are getting ready for our annual familyRead more »

The Devil Went Down to Georgia

The devil went down to Georgia He was lookin’ for a soul to steal He was in a bind, he was way behind He was willin’ to make aRead more »

NFP Is Just the Beginning

During my early years as a Catholic, I worked primarily in the natural family planning (NFP) ministry, as a teacher and eventually as aRead more »

911 for Your Marriage

Greg and Julie Alexander Is your marriage in trouble? Is it healthy? Either way, I have a book to recommend: Marriage 911 by Greg and JulieRead more »

The Man With a PLAN…

Keeping with Natural Family Planning Week, I would like to share my experience with NFP. Years ago, right before I got married, myRead more »

Practice What You Preach! Believe What You Profess!

The Diocese of Arlington, Virgina recently announced that, as part of the world wide celebration of a Year of Faith within the Church, theyRead more »

Going AWOL Out of The Christian Civil War: How My Desire for Christian Unity Lead Me Home to The Catholic Church (Part 1)

“So, that girl, do you know if she’s a Christian?” “Uh, well, she’s Catholic…” This was a statement that I have said more than once growingRead more »

Celebrating Womanhood Catholic Church Style

I’m so tired of hearing how the Church doesn’t respect women, how the Church oppresses women, how the Church doesn’t want women inRead more »

Why the Cross?

One of the hardest group of people to evangelize to Catholicism isn’t atheists, but agnostics. Atheists, after all, at least startRead more »

Stop Painting a Pretty Picture of Ugly Sins

On May 8th, 1982, I received the Holy Sacrament of Holy Communion, just two weeks after my First Confession. For some odd reason, IRead more »

Ecumenism and Tough Love

  Ecumenism is a word that causes some uneasiness, a concern that Catholic doctrine will be expected to give in to modernistRead more »

Swimming Lessons: Reflections on Faith

As a child, I spent every summer on a lake in Massachusetts with my mother and father and my five siblings.  It was important that we knewRead more »

I’m Tired of Changing Diapers. – Surrendering to the Duties of Motherhood

I have only been a mother for a little over 3 years, but by a rough calculation, I figured out that I have changed over 11,000 diapersRead more »

From Agnostic Theist to Seminarian: Part 3

Catholic Sistas welcomes the third installment of seminarian Craig DeYoung’s beautiful conversion story. You can read the second part ofRead more »