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Made to Love God Without “Martha-ing” Things Up

All I want is to be is a loving Christian, a patient mother, an attentive girlfriend, a thoughtful daughter, a generous sister, a preparedRead more »

Holy Budgeting_ Practicing Detachment and Stewardship in a World Filled with Money

Holy Budgeting: Practicing Detachment and Stewardship in a World Filled with Money

Money, more specifically budgeting, is one of those topics that everyone urges you to sort out before you get married. Make sure you areRead more »

Questions for God

Questions for God – Drawing Closer to Him

Have you ever thought about the conversations you’d have with God when you finally meet Him face to face? I laugh when I think about theRead more »

The Ten Invitations

Thou Shalt NOT… As a youth minister, I can tell you that nothing is quite as tough as teaching the Ten Commandments.  ARead more »

Love As Christ Loved (Part 3): Recognizing Honor, Dignity, and Beauty of Children

by: Anni HarryIn Matthew 19:14, Christ made it abundantly clear His love extends even to the littlest of us, by instructing His disciples,Read more »

Do You Need Jesus?

Do You Need Jesus?

Growing up, my parents did a really great job teaching my brother and I the difference between a need and a want. I remember going to themRead more »

The 2018 Catholic Sistas Wedding Gift Guide

The 2018 Catholic Sistas Wedding Gift Guide

As the weather warms and we approach Ordinary time, we also enter the hallowed secular wedding season. For those with friends andRead more »

Love As Christ Loved (Part 2): Recognizing Our Spouse Through the Eyes of Christ

I previously wrote about how we should love ourselves as Christ loved us on the Cross. He recognizes our inherent worth and beauty,Read more »

A Fork in the Catholic Homeschool Road

A Fork in the Catholic Homeschool Road

by: Martina KreitzerSo, imagine my surprise on the heels of seven years of homeschooling last year when I seemingly made a hasty decisionRead more »

“You Shall Not Pass!”

I read this past year (I do not recall where) that mercy is that love that keeps evil at bay. Mercy does not permit evil to progressRead more »

The Eyes of Suffering

The Eyes of Suffering

by: Alison WaggonerWe see suffering in the eyes of the mother of a stillborn, the father of an addict, the scared abandon child, theRead more »

The Answer is Always the Same

The Answer is Always the Same

by: Mary Beth WeisenburgerIt could be posed in my prayer journal. It could be in the form of a petition during Mass. Or it could beRead more »

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

by: Stephanie RothBut…I’m starting to finally get it…the purpose of this liturgical season, the reason for it occurring every year, itsRead more »

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Holy Communion

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Holy Communion

Dear Daughter, I remember my First Holy Communion like it was yesterday. I remember the warm May day, the excitement of putting on myRead more »

The Missing Component of the #MeToo Movement

The Missing Component of the #MeToo Movement

by: Anni HarryAnger, one of the many emotions we may feel on a daily basis, can be used as a tool. It can be a catalyst for change. InRead more »