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The Gift of the Rosary

The Gift of the Rosary

by: Alyssa AzulMy very first rosary was given to me by my grandmother when I was around 5 years old, It was blessed in Rome and had aRead more »

The Holy Souls Need Your Prayers

The Holy Souls Need Your Prayers

The Catholic Church teaches after death; the holy souls can no longer earn merit through prayer or good works; therefore, they cannotRead more »

The Rosary is Boring (and that’s actually pretty great)

by: Victoria KieserSometimes people complain that “the Rosary is boring.” And yeah, sometimes I would have to agree. The scripted words.Read more »

A Teacup of Grace is Enough

A Teacup of Grace is Enough

by: MistySimilar to the British, the French also have an afternoon teatime they call “le Goûter,” which consists of tea andRead more »

Five Ways we Benefit from the Most Holy Rosary

by: Anni HarryAs we fought through traffic to deliver the meal post-school pick-up, my oldest asked why we “always” make a meal for a newRead more »

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

by: Maurisa MayerleChoosing good godparents is an important part of planning a Catholic baptism. A godparent must be a Catholic in goodRead more »

Funerals, Their Charm, & Praying for the Dead

by: Devon WattamWhen I was a little girl, I loved funerals. Death meant family time, good food, and prayer. What more was there? CatholicsRead more »

Running Changed My View On Confession

Running Changed My View on Confession

by: RandiI don’t go to confession nearly as often as I’d like, but when I do, it’s always this image of the vast towering cross andRead more »

Lessons in Generosity

Lessons in Generosity

Jesus teaches, “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). One of my life goals is to be generous to a fault. MyRead more »

How Not To Martha Up Your Life

How (Not) To Martha Up Your Life

by: Antonia GoddardI knew God was right, I needed to slow down, to listen to His word, to do what he wanted for me and stop worrying aboutRead more »

Nourish My Body, Nourish My Soul

Nourish My Body, Nourish My Soul

Although what we eat plays an important part in nourishing our body, where we eat and with whom we eat nourishes our soul.  ThisRead more »

The Addiction that Slowly Kills Families

The Addiction that Slowly Kills Families

by: Martina KreitzerBoys whose fathers are addicted are more likely to display aggressive behavior than fathers who are notRead more »

Every Run Tells a Story

Every Run Tells A Story

by: RandiWhen I run I am grounded. I am stripped raw of all the worldly afflictions. I am exposed – bare, raw, and vulnerable. AndRead more »

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil

Five Reasons to Wear a Veil (and Five Not to…)

by: Antonia GoddardWhilst veiling is becoming an increasingly popular decision among young Catholic women, my journey to the mantilla hasRead more »

A Name Most Powerful_ Mary for CS

A Name Most Powerful: Mary

by: Anni HarryYet, we see in the Gospels that she also kept all things in her heart. The difficult moments in teaching a toddler-Jesus toRead more »

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