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I’m Catholic. I’m Gay. Now What? (Part 1)

This is the first in a 2-part series. The second part will be published next Thursday, May 10. Fleshing out the teachings of the CatholicRead more »

Mary Diorama

My kids attend public school right now, and so they get less faith formation than I’d hope for. But I still try to integrate ourRead more »

Transitions

I have been an avid horseman* for as long as I can remember. After turning her back on me for a moment as a toddler, my mother found meRead more »

Recognizing God’s Gift

NOTE: This story was written while the author was still in the midst of her journey to Catholicism. She had not yet embraced the CatholicRead more »

When Mary Comes to Visit

I am prefacing this post to remind all our readers of the Catholic Church’s teaching regarding Marian apparitions.  The Church teaches thatRead more »

If we err by thinking we are the center of the Liturgy, the Mass will lead to a loss of Faith ~ Cardinal Raymond Burke

Mass Confusion: Interference

Earlier today I was driving down the road listening to my local Catholic station. Every so often a popular rock station would bleed in andRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy List to Matrimony Resources

We are so excited about our next prayer campaign, which is set to begin on May 1! The title of the campaign is 40 Days for SacredRead more »

No Greater Love than This: Part 2

Back in November I shared with our readers that I was expecting our 11th child.  It was not an ordinary pregnancy announcement. It wasRead more »

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 »

A Familiar Story, A New Light: Martha and Mary

My current Bible reading is the Gospel of Luke. My spiritual director has advised that I always be reading either one of the Gospels or aRead 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 »

Resting, Waiting, Praying

Anyone who knows me knows I don’t sit still well.  You might catch me for a little bit, but before long I think of something that needs toRead more »

Not a Garden Gnome: Understanding St. Francis

The name, St. Francis, is on everyone’s lips these days – ever since our new Holy Father took Francis as his official name. With thisRead more »

Emergency Contraception Revisited

Several questions in the comment box and further research has prompted me to revisit my post, Emergency Contraception: Science and Morals.Read more »

I am Barabbas

I remember the day as if it was yesterday and yet it was many, many years ago.  I stood with the rest of the congregation for the readingRead more »

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