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Running Changed My View On Confession

Running Changed My View on Confession

by: RandiI don’t go to confession nearly as often as I’d like, but when I do, it’s always this image of the vast towering cross andRead more »

Homecoming Day: The Long-Awaited Reward After a 7 Month Deployment

by: Devon WattamI tried to imagine watching everything my boys did through Ben’s eyes, and suddenly the sting of deployment washed away.Read more »

The Addiction that Slowly Kills Families

The Addiction that Slowly Kills Families

by: Martina KreitzerBoys whose fathers are addicted are more likely to display aggressive behavior than fathers who are notRead more »

Seven Things Catholics Can Learn from Pride

Seven Things Catholics Can Learn from Pride

Note: This is not an article about what the Church teaches about homosexuality or gay marriage.  I’m just focusing on take-awaysRead more »

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 »