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What Are We Afraid Of?

I have been asking myself this question after having lost several relatives in the past year.  My paternal grandmother died last January atRead more »

Embracing Your Own Cross

“If we all threw our crosses in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.” Recently, I was having aRead more »

Dishpan Hands and a Servant’s Heart

There are few chores I loathe more from my childhood than hand washing and drying dishes. Sticking your hand in a dirty sink full of waterRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit, and Give Us Patience

This is the fourth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is PATIENCE. Be sure to seeRead more »

Loneliness seems worse…

I went to a funeral a few weeks ago.  A close friend of mine from high school and college lost her father after a sudden stroke.  My momRead more »

Abundant Living During Lent

Ash Wednesday is a somber day where we begin our forty days of fasting before we celebrate our Lord rising from the dead to give us newRead more »

Carrying the Cross Into Battle

A cradle Catholic, I chose to write about abortion for a high school English assignment. Bold and confident, I stood at the front of theRead more »

Groundhog Day

It’s February 2nd… again. Remember that fabulous Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell movie? Bill Murray’s characterRead more »

#SistasMFL13 – Your Invitation to Tweet with Us at The March for Life in DC

Use our Twitter hashtag for the March for Life in DC, 2013. #SistasMFL13 @Catholic_Sistas on Twitter If you already follow us on Twitter,Read more »

My 10 Step Recipe for Spiritual Happiness

Do you feel like everything you plan just doesn’t work out?  Looking around and seeing so many people moving forward in life in soRead more »

We Will Remember: How Being Chained to An Abortion Table Saved a Life

This month marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Once again on January 22nd, tens of thousands will march on Washington to commemorateRead more »

How Christ Modeled Contrition, Penance and Reparation for Us

Catholics… we are very particular creatures. Those of us who try, every day, a little bit harder, to be that which we are called toRead more »

Holy Mother of God: A Litany for Women

For the Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God, January 1, 2013. For Carla, because she showed us how to follow the Blessed VirginRead more »

Fasting for Freedom

It’s the Christmas season: a time of feasting that we anticipate all year.  As much as I want to savor this time, I find myselfRead more »

#FishFriday – It’s Not Just for Lent

If you’ve heard the buzz lately, you know that the bishops plan to readdress and reemphasize that the faithful abstain from meat onRead more »