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Save the baby humans!

”This ancient offering is the purpose of her journey – of her whole life. She is a mother. She has triumphed. She will not beRead more »

What If His People Prayed….and acted?

My 8 year old made this sign for the 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil. Long before I became a Catholic Christian, I was a huge fan ofRead more »

Balancing the Beatitudes

I’ve been having this pining voice telling me recently to look more deeply into the Beatitudes, which I’ve been trying to swatRead more »

A Response to “Why I Hate Religion but Love Jesus” by Jefferson Bethke

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IAhDGYlpqY?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] “A video has been making the roundsRead more »

Remembering the Innocents

This past week our Right to Life group held a candlelight memorial service in remembrance of all the babies and mothers lost toRead more »

The 2012 Non-Evangelizing Guide Every Catholic Needs To Read – part deux

So, if you read the first installment of this series that’s guaranteed to scare people from the Faith and tick them off and possiblyRead more »

Reflections on a “Good” Day

He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” Mark 6:31 Our day started like many others: late night atRead more »

Feeding Our Children

A good mother, a good parent, is responsible for the physical health and well-being of her child.  As mothers, we feed and clothe theRead more »

“The Gentiles shall walk in Thy light, and kings in the brightness of Thy rising.”

Have you ever heard the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?  In it, the gifts get more extravagant as the days of Christmas wear on,Read more »

New Year’s luck: let Jesus be your ‘Dumbo feather’!

Happy New Year! Black-eye peas for prosperity, noodles for long life, ham for progress, cabbage for riches – these are some of theRead more »

The 2012 Non-Evangelizing Guide Every Catholic Needs To Read

Today’s post is an intro into a two {or three} part series depending on how feisty and “write-y” I feel this week aboutRead more »

The Model Family

On December 22, 2004, I got engaged to a wonderful man. The proposal involved a religious backdrop, specifically a replica of the Grotto ofRead more »

Be Better

It’s that time of year, folks! Specifically, the end of the year… when we take stock of the past 365 days and look ahead to theRead more »

Protectors of Life or Threat??

Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the Wise Men, was in a furious rage, and he sent and killed all the male children inRead more »

“And Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart…”

To ponder: to consider something deeply and thoroughly; to meditate. Whatever happened to pondering, anyway? Now, we do a whole lot ofRead more »