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Commuting at 73 Prayers Per Trip

I’ve decided to use my 35-mile commute to the best spiritual advantage: Instead of sleepily listening to music or the news,Read more »

Respond with grace…

Oooh-wee!   The Catholic Blogosphere is all worked up, aren’t we? HHS!  PP!  SGK!  (LOL… better keep up onRead more »

Babies are Always Welcome

My Husband and I recently announced our second pregnancy. You can read more about our first daughter here, but long story short, she diedRead more »

Welcome! Come on In!

Quick! What would you do if Christ showed up at your front door? If you’re anything like me you’d say “I knew that I should have gotten upRead more »

Spiritual Do-Over

He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” I will rather boast most gladly of myRead more »

Proud to be Catholic

Pride is a complex development in all human nature.  The plethora of connotations of pride confuses common man.  Pride is referred to asRead more »

Longhorns Lovin’ the Lord (an update on FOCUS at the University of Texas-Austin)

First of all, please forgive my completely cheesy, alliterated title. But you have to admit; it’s just too perfect. If you’ve beenRead more »

The 2012 How *TO* Evangelize Guide Every Catholic Needs To Read

So now that we’ve gotten through two rounds of talking about how not to evangelize, I thought I would conclude with some ways toRead more »

Note to Self: Age with Joy

If I’m going to run the race, I want to finish well.  As soon as the end is in sight, I want to push myself even harder and faster untilRead more »

Confessions of a Recovering Lesbian

One of the most controversial teachings of Catholicism is its teaching on homosexuality. According to the Catechism of the CatholicRead more »

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 »