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Listen to Your Mother

“You’re the end of the rainbow, my pot of gold, you’re Daddy’s little girl, to have and to hold,” my mother would sing to me. But we knewRead more »

From Agnostic Theist to Seminarian: Part 1

Catholic Sistas debuts its first post from a priest-in-training! Today, seminarian Craig DeYoung shares the first part of his journey fromRead more »

Why Catholics Don’t Read the Bible

As Catholics, we’ve all heard it before, “Catholics don’t read the Bible.”, “Catholicism is unbiblical!”, “They don’t even have Bibles inRead more »

Bear with me… it’s time to get habitual.

I’m really bad about habits. I TRY, I really do!  I’m extremely motivated and have very pure, good, and holy intentions ofRead more »

Two Heavenly Mothers

The month of May is special month because we honor our Blessed Mother. I don’t think it’s a coincidence we celebrate Mother’s DayRead more »

Sometimes Moms Need Their Mother, Too

Some 2000 years ago a young woman gave her yes to God.  With that yes came great joy, because when you truly follow God’s will forRead more »

An Average Day in the Pew

I trudge down the steps, diaper bag slung over my shoulder and the baby in my arms. Four little feet clomp behind me. “1, 2, 3, 4!” I hear.Read more »

My Catholic Kid is Gay! Now What??

In a previous article, I detailed my ongoing struggle with same-sex attraction (SSA) as I live out my vocation as a Catholic wife andRead more »

“Dogma is the Killer of True Spirituality”

Sometimes a patent falsehood is repeated so often that it needs to be openly rebutted, in spite of its inanity. The title of this post isRead more »

How God Pursued a Soul

During this month of Mary, I always find it inspiring to spend time in prayer contemplating her great “yes” to God. Though I can never knowRead more »

Solemnity of the Ascension

Seventh Sunday of Easter Solemnity of the Ascension You can find today’s readings here. Ascension of Christ by Garofalo, 1520. HappyRead more »

Be Careful What You Pray For!

“In an acceptable time I heard you…Behold now is a very acceptable time.” 2 Cor 6:2 All my life I’ve beenRead more »

The Joyful Mysteries—Everyday Style

Like most Catholic mothers, I derive great strength from the Blessed Mother. She is everything I aspire to be as a mother, as a woman, andRead more »

Statements of Faith vs “I’m Catholic”

I noticed a staple amongst non-Catholic Christian blogs, group websites and church websites that is completely missing from their CatholicRead more »

Why You Don’t Have to Use NFP

{disclaimer: I realize that NFP is not always used to avoid pregnancy, but can also be used for medical awareness and to help achieveRead more »