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The Power of Prayer: A Reminder of Mercy

by: Anni HarryThrough our life’s experiences, and the decisions we intentionally make, we are fully able to join ourselves with Jesus, andRead more »

If Only I Hadn’t _________

by: guest“If only I hadn’t _____.”  How many of us have said that – days, months, years, decades, after?  Remorse, guilt, shame,Read more »

Catholic Brain: Learn It. Know It. Live It.

I was recently asked if I would like to review the website Catholic Brain. Intrigued by the name, and even more intrigued by the siteRead more »

Confession in Layman’s Terms

I often find in conversations that people aren’t regularly attending confession. They have a lot of reasons. Sometimes its fear, sometimesRead more »

10 Great Ways to Make Your Priest’s Father’s Day ROCK!

by: Martina KreitzerThey definitely need all the prayers we can send their way! When I had an emergency appendectomy, both Father Dean andRead more »

Keep to Basics: In Life as well as in the Spiritual Life

I thought my car sounded funny as I was pulling out of my driveway. There was a large truck barreling down the gravel road, so I thoughtRead more »

Hello Depression, My Old Friend…

Welcome to this installment in the series REAL AND RAW – SOUL-STIRRING STORIES, a series focused on taking a candid look at theRead more »

Anxiety, Change, and a Whole Lot of Trust

Not too long ago, I was surveying the to-do list of what seems a million things as my family adjusts to our newborn, my postpartum medicalRead more »

Improving My Relationship with the Real Presence

by: Stephanie RothMy pursuit to be an authentic believer was noble. The problem is that I placed myself at the center of my pursuitRead more »

Swimsuits and Son Bathing

Well, it’s here again. That wonderful season where bathing beauties fill the covers of our favorite magazines announcing the latest andRead more »

The Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration, Part 2

In part one of “The Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration,” I laid out the fascinating history behind the practice ofRead more »

The Guiding Light of Mary: Inspiration for Deepening Our Relationship with Christ

The month of May is one of two months devoted to Mary, the mother of God. This past Lent, I found myself reflecting on the ways in whichRead more »

The Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration, Part I

by: Maurisa MayerleI boldly raised my hand and asked, “Do we have to believe that it is truly His body and blood to be Catholic?” HisRead more »

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 »

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 »