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The Blessing of Annulment

UNYOKED: The Blessing of Annulment

by: Celeste BowenThe preceding breakdown of a marriage, the final break down that led to the divorce, and the aftermath can leave a personRead more »

Unless He's Addicted

…Unless He’s Addicted

by: guestI yelled at God. I prayed that he let me die. Then I prayed that he make my husband die. God clearly did not want my husband toRead more »

Lent & Confession: Growing Closer to Christ

Lent & Confession: Growing Closer to Christ

by: Anni HarryI was once told to pray for the person I was struggling to like and respect. I didn’t want to pray for them, but IRead more »

“Finding Yourself” - Ven. Fulton Sheen’s Guide to Authentic Self-Love 

“Finding Yourself” – Ven. Fulton Sheen’s Guide to Authentic Self-Love 

The Frivolous Road Trip There is something so incredibly compelling about the road trip.  Not a road trip based in utility, I’ve doneRead more »

The Art of Keeping it Classy Online

by: Martina KreitzerThe disconnect between who we are in real life and who we become online (as a society) has become so polarizing in andRead more »

NavigatingMarriageAtItsWorst

Navigating Marriage at its Worst

by: guestHow had we gotten to where we were? Why did two people so in love fall so far apart? And the love we once had for each other wasRead more »

CalledbyMarriageNottoMarriage

Called by Marriage, Not to Marriage

A Vocation for Life After your marriage, your life will change forever. You will change forever. Whatever happens in your life – good orRead more »

Unyoked - Healing after Divorce

Unyoked: Healing after Divorce – A 2019 Catholic Sistas Series

by: Celeste BowenIf you happen to be a faithfully practicing Catholic, and are also a divorcee, you may experience a certain awkwardnessRead more »

RELATABLE-LoveActually

Relatable: Love, Actually – A 2019 Catholic Sistas Series about Marriage

by: Martina KreitzerWhat about the Catholic who still believes in the sanctity of marriage, including its permanence? Is it even possibleRead more »

TheDamagingEffectsofMakingExcuses

The Damaging Effects of Making Excuses

by: Martina KreitzerWas it coincidental that it came about when I decided to pray a 54 day novena to St. Joseph? Was it that God knew myRead more »

MarriageIsHard - So Here's Some Advice You Can Use

Marriage is Hard, So Here’s Some Advice You Can Use

by: Martina KreitzerWe’ve all seen marriage in its many forms, I’m guessing. But if you aren’t actually married –Read more »

Exchanging Anger for Grace

Being angry with people is one of the leading reasons I land myself in Confession. Once, I had been offended by someone deeply, and feltRead more »

Greater the Gold: Adding Siblings is Worth the Sacrifice

This spring, we were thrilled to welcome our seventh baby. And to add to the excitement, it was a boy, after twelve years and threeRead more »

True Love Wins

This post is a part of our Real and Raw series.   Aunt #1: “I heard they chose green and lavender as their colors.” Aunt #2: “WhereRead more »

The Rigorous Road to Confession

I remember my first face-to-face confession in 2011 so vividly. I was at a youth conference with hundreds of others, and I felt moved in myRead more »