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Walking the Way of the Cross without Samantha

I didn’t make it to Mass last year on Ash Wednesday. I remember seeing a Mass schedule on the door to the chapel at St. David’s as IRead more »

Knight in Shining Armor

I recently read the Hunger Games trilogy and besides the essence of humanity that develops in the characters, the notion of sacrificeRead more »

Have you seen your doctor lately?

OK, public confession: I hate going to the doctor. I think it’s a waste of time and money. Sitting on the awkward paper-covered table andRead more »

My Reflections on Fasting

I confess I never really “got” fasting. There were a few times as a college student I tried to fast by not eating at all on Good Friday.Read more »

Bible 101: Beginning with a Beginner

Gospel of John Chapter 1, NAB “In the beginning…” Genesis 1:1 and John 1:1 I’ve been attending Mass all my life, andRead more »

Suffering, Lent, and St. Joseph

Today’s post is a brief* overview of my life the past two weeks. As if being six months pregnant, homeschooling, and headlong intoRead more »

The Wisdom in The Rule

In a previous post this year I discussed readers to one concept in The Rule of St. Benedict. Today, on the Feast of St. Benedict, I decidedRead more »

Ite ad Joseph – Go to Joseph

O Saint Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. ORead more »

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Greetings my friends! ‘Tis a blessing to be Irish indeed! Today (in case you haven’t heard) is the day that we celebrate theRead more »

18 Kids and Counting

If you’ve ever had a baby, you know the drill: you get pregnant, then halfway through the pregnancy remember your little CatholicRead more »

How Does the Holy Spirit Speak to You?

How does the Holy Spirit speak to you?  The third person in the Holy Trinity is often the most present in our day to day lives—with ourRead more »

100% of Catholics Sin Every Day

This blog was born out of friendships between women who want to be a part of the new evangelization.  Our goal was simply to share ourRead more »

President Obama, LET US BE CATHOLICS!

As this newly minted Lent marches toward its first Sunday, I am refreshed from these few days of following my Rehab PROMISES. Although itRead more »

Doing Small Things With Great Love: A Lenten Sacrifice

 We have officially entered into the season of Lent.  What a beautiful time of year this is!  During lent we focus on prayer, penitence,Read more »

How I Came To Have A Personal Relationship With Jesus

I was baptized as a Catholic when I was six weeks old. I was raised with pictures of the Blessed Mother everywhere. Pictures, blankets, bigRead more »