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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 »

Chivalry Is Dead: It Collided With My Stroller

I never understood why the women of my mom’s generation had the urge to roar. There’s something to the old ways, where men andRead more »

30 Things Every Mother Should Have and Should Know

The other day, a friend posted this article entitled “Turning 30: 30 Things Every Woman Should Have And Should Know” (and this may be theRead more »

What Would Mary Do?

As we enter the month of May as Catholics we begin a month of honoring our Mother Mary.   At our parishes we may sing songs about Mary,Read more »

Sisters of Life Liven Up Texas

Have you ever experienced heaven on earth? Sometimes it’s in a little white host, sometimes it’s in the face of the homelessRead more »

Why Contraception Will Never Be Permitted

Alright Sistas! Let’s talk about contraception and theology. People opine a lot that someday there can be a development ofRead more »