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Cinderella Story?

Cinderella story? Well, sort of… Love at first sight? Maybe. All I know is the first night I met my husband I was smitten. We talked forRead more »

Bearing False Witness

Election season is upon us. We’ve already been treated to debates among the potential Republican nominees and poorly-veiled campaigning byRead more »

Trust in the Lord

Advent starts tomorrow. Advent is the season of waiting for Christ’s birth and it’s the New Year in the Church calendar so it’s naturalRead more »

Thanksgiving in the Eucharist: Reflections on the Gospel of John 6

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates the mass The word Eucharist literally means “thanksgiving” and since tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in theRead more »

Give Thanks, Give Your Life

It’s November! And while the air is filled with the smell of pumpkin spice, falling leaves and pigskin footballs, we, along with our familyRead more »

Can You BELIEVE She Did That!?

As Martina wrote in her post about rash judgment from a few weeks ago, often when we think about the 8th Commandment, we assume itRead more »

ADVENTuresome Family Fun

Advent – Latin ad venio, “to come” — is the liturgical season anticipating the Adventus Domini, the “coming of the Lord” –Read more »

St. Christina the Astonishing and the Impending Holidays

Alright, let’s face it. Is this the time of year, just before Thanksgiving, when you start dreading the impending “Holiday (Don’t call itRead more »

The floating rosary

What better way to celebrate October, the month of the Holy Rosary and Respect Life, than with a beautiful floating Rosary!  OurRead more »

Splendid Sundays: Saving our Spouses

Today’s Mass Readings, with a reflection below. The marriage of Mary and Joseph.   Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary:Read more »

Knock knock. Who’s there? Jehovah’s Witness. Jehovah’s Witness, *WHO*??

I think God’s telling me something…and He’s speaking primarily through religious groups that self-identify as Christian.Read more »

I didn’t give you the gift of life… life gave me the gift of you

In light of the fact that November is National Adoption Awareness Month, I would like to share with you my reflection on abortion, in-vitroRead more »

When every day is Groundhog Day…

It’s Groundhog Day! That’s how I feel upon arising from my slumber –  where I can fly by simply bouncing, visit with dearly departedRead more »

Splendid Sundays: Catholics and the Rapture

Today’s Mass Readings, with a reflection below. Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 154 Reading 1           WisRead more »

The Death Penalty Dilemma: Part 2

In our first article on capital punishment, we talked about how the truth about the inherent dignity of every human person must beRead more »