Catholic Sistas » perspective from the neck

Masthead header

Category Archives: Faith Formation

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 »

EGG-straordinary Lenten Rosary Project for your Family

I’ve been reflecting on Lent for the past week and how I am going to observe this time of penance, alms giving, and prayer. MyRead more »

“Waiting… I hate waiting.”

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat [or drink], or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life moreRead more »

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

The Lord’s Prayer, as taught to us by our Savior, seems simplistic on the surface – yet is profound and multi-faceted in its message. OneRead more »

Gifts From the Muck

I’ve written before about my journey with Infertility, and I’ve tried to always be candid about the pain of carrying the cross that God hasRead more »

Lourdes and Our Lady

In the Jubilee year of 2000, my husband, Joe, and I were able to go on a short pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine in Lourdes. We went with ourRead more »