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A Thanksgiving Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, Today as we celebrate Thanksgiving we take time to recognize all the blessings we have in our lives. We know thatRead more »

Ten Ways to Grow in Holiness Today

1. Give God the start and/or the end of your day. Make a decision to get up 30 minutes earlier in the morning to pray and read yourRead more »

Do You Hear What I Hear?

A few years ago I went on my oldest son’s Confirmation retreat with him.  At the beginning of the retreat the leader asked the kids toRead more »

Fostering a Culture of Vocations in 5 Easy Steps

We often associate the term “vocation” with our priests or those discerning a call to the priesthood. What we often overlook is that we allRead more »

“I hate waiting”

                My all-time favorite movie is The Princess Bride. I have very fond memories of reciting entire scenes with my family.Read more »

The Prayer of a Flake

When I was a little girl, my dad would come to my bedside at night, and he would pray with me from a little black prayer-book that hadRead more »

The Mustard Seed

For as long as I can remember, I have loved the story of the mustard seed. “The apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith.’ The LordRead more »

There’s Something about Mary

I was blessed to come into the Catholic faith with no preconceived notions about Mary. I hadn’t grown up as a staunch Protestant whoRead more »

Finishing is Just the Beginning

What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him? James 2:14 (NASV) ButRead more »

Monday Morning Love

Monday morning and I’m stumbling down the straight and narrow, not doing my best in fighting the good fight of faithful living. I am tired,Read more »

Forgiveness: Is Someone You Love Poison for Your Soul?

It’s evident that I’m not alone in a struggle with someone intimately linked to my life. I have heard many stories portrayingRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday No. 17: Things Your Catholic Mama Says

Did you grow up in a Catholic home?  If so I’m sure there are many saying that you more than likely heard your Mama say over and over againRead more »

Suffering at the Hands of Family: A Personal Invitation and a Gift {Part 1}

I’m reading through threads on social media today and am thinking that if I had a nickel for every thread I read about the hurtRead more »

Musings on a Roller Coaster

We are afflicted in every way, but not constrained; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, butRead more »

We Pray from Far Away: God Bless Texas!

The evening of June 26-27 saw Wendy Davis’ filibuster and hundreds of pro-abortion advocates clamoring and hollering past midnight inRead more »

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