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Purgatory – The Church Suffering

Being military, my family moves often. This comes with its advantages: we have seen different parts of the country; we have friendsRead more »

The Glorious Mysteries—Everyday Style

I wrote previously about how praying the Rosary and applying the mysteries to my day to day life is what makes it meaningful to me. IRead more »

Bear with me… it’s time to get habitual.

I’m really bad about habits. I TRY, I really do!  I’m extremely motivated and have very pure, good, and holy intentions ofRead more »

Be Careful What You Pray For!

“In an acceptable time I heard you…Behold now is a very acceptable time.” 2 Cor 6:2 All my life I’ve beenRead more »

The Joyful Mysteries—Everyday Style

Like most Catholic mothers, I derive great strength from the Blessed Mother. She is everything I aspire to be as a mother, as a woman, andRead more »

40 Days of Prayer for the UNITY of ALL Women

I wonder if the organizers of 40 Days for Life expected it to become as successful as it has just five short years after it’sRead more »

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!

In scripture, the theme of God’s mercy is strong.  In fact, Psalm 136 tells us that “God’s mercy endures forever”Read more »

Life after Lesbianism

In January, I wrote about my struggles with same-sex attraction (SSA), while living out my vocation as a Catholic wife and mother. TheRead more »

Of Nail Polish and Elbow Grease

Palm Sunday morning, I woke up to the clinking of bottles in the master bathroom. I thought nothing of it until I rose from my bed andRead more »

Walking the Way of the Cross without Samantha

I didn’t make it to Mass last year on Ash Wednesday. I remember seeing a Mass schedule on the door to the chapel at St. David’s as IRead more »

My Reflections on Fasting

I confess I never really “got” fasting. There were a few times as a college student I tried to fast by not eating at all on Good Friday.Read more »

Ite ad Joseph – Go to Joseph

O Saint Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. ORead more »

How Does the Holy Spirit Speak to You?

How does the Holy Spirit speak to you?  The third person in the Holy Trinity is often the most present in our day to day lives—with ourRead more »

EGG-straordinary Lenten Rosary Project for your Family

I’ve been reflecting on Lent for the past week and how I am going to observe this time of penance, alms giving, and prayer. MyRead more »

“Waiting… I hate waiting.”

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat [or drink], or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life moreRead more »