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Prayer: Not Meaningless, Life Changing

I’ve noticed in the last few years that when a tragic event happens there are often cries of “don’t pray!” As if prayer is a meaningless,Read more »

Soul Ties: What Are They? Do I Have Them? Is That Good or Bad?

Have you ever wondered why some people can’t seem to stop thinking about their first love, even though decades have passed? Or whyRead more »

The Blood of the Martyrs

Today, as the Catholic Church celebrates Holy Thursday, and with that the institution of the Most Holy Eucharist and the Priesthood, mostRead more »

An Interview with Ken Howell, former Assemblies of God pastor

I’ve told of our conversion many times, and Catholic Sistas has published the story. This is the first time my husband has answeredRead more »

The Art of the Rosary: Experiencing the Rosary in Mind, Body, and Spirit

I discovered a new practice of the Rosary by chance one day when a client of mine cancelled at the last minute. I am a LicensedRead more »

8 Reasons I {am trying to} Pray the Rosary Daily

I have one memory of praying the rosary as a child. I don’t know how old I was but I’m going to guess it was sometime around myRead more »

Feasting During Lent

When you enter into Lent on Ash Wednesday, tradition sees us going into the church, and exiting in a solemn way with having done away withRead more »

Your 2016 Handy-Dandy List of Lenten Resources

Lent comes early this year–February 10th is Ash Wednesday! That’s just three weeks away, folks. So instead ofRead more »

Maintenance Prayer

As the new year starts, I turn to cleaning and decluttering as usual. Living in the Midwest, it seems to make sense to focus on deepRead more »

Remember the Manger: A Guide to Surviving the Christmas Season with Depression

by Liz Schleicher Merry Christmas! As Catholics, we are approaching the completion of a season devoted to pure joy. We’ve beenRead more »

From Loathing to Loving the Rosary

One of the things I love about Advent and Christmas is the extra emphasis on the Blessed Mother. As a motherless Catholic, it’s beenRead more »

Resolve to Run~to Christ

“Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ!” That was our joyful processional prayer theRead more »

Lord Have Mercy: Living Faith, Hope, and Love in the Year of Mercy

On December 8, 2015, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Church will commence the jubilee year of Mercy. The order of theRead more »

The First Sunday of Advent: A Reminder to Love

Preparing our hearts and minds for authentic Christmas is challenging. With how much our culture promotes consumerism, Santa, decoratingRead more »

A Prayer for Peace

In the wake of the tragic events that have taken place this past week, Pope Francis has encouraged all of us to continue to prayRead more »