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Groundhog Day

It’s February 2nd… again. Remember that fabulous Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell movie? Bill Murray’s characterRead more »

Five Characteristics of a Matrimonial Vocation

Do you view your marriage as a vocation? Do you see it as a means of bringing your life into greater holiness? What about the people aroundRead more »

Angela’s Song: A Novel about Love, Hope, and Faith

In October of 2012 our very own AnnMarie Creedon published her first novel with Full Quiver Publishing entitled, Angela’s Song.  ARead more »

The Baptism of our Lord: the Reason Baptismal Regeneration is True

    In the spirit of the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, which was celebrated yesterday, my heart has been on this first baptism and theRead more »

How Christ Modeled Contrition, Penance and Reparation for Us

Catholics… we are very particular creatures. Those of us who try, every day, a little bit harder, to be that which we are called toRead more »

Merry Christmas!!

Today is the day our Lord is born – Alleluia!! Scripture for Christmas can be found at the USCCB’s website. In the same spiritRead more »

Salvation Army: Bells for Abortion?

Ring-a-ling-a-ling goes the bell as stalwart souls stand in the cold, next to the familiar red kettle beseeching passersby to give almsRead more »

A Doctor, Teacher…or Sister?

As parents, we have heard the conversation a thousand times.  Our little ones talk about what they want to be when they grow up.  WeRead more »

Barack Obama as Lord and Savior

A painting in a college art gallery that depicts President Barack Obama as Jesus Christ. Actor and musician Jamie Foxx recently made aRead more »

Love Can Be Hated

  I woke up this morning and read this quote from Pope Benedict this morning: “God is love, but love can be hated when itRead more »

Vietnam, Lepers and Vocations

On the eve of the Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs, a story of Vietnam seemed appropriate. About half-way up the Eastern coast of Vietnam,Read more »

Thanksgiving in the Eucharist: The New Testament

Última Cena, Leonard Da Vinci Last year at Thanksgiving, I shared with Catholic Sistas my love for the Scripture of John 6, and how clearlyRead more »

You Are What You Eat

We’ve all heard it before: “You are what you eat.” Never is that more true than when we consume the Most Holy Eucharist.Read more »

Redemptive Suffering: The Ultimate Act of Love

As we walked back into my homeroom classroom and my seventh graders marched in the door to their seats, they knew my mood had changed.Read more »

Reformation Day: What the Original Protestant actually Taught

Today marks one day shy of 495 years since Martin Luther first initiated what would become known as the Protestant Reformation, by nailingRead more »