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Crammed with Heaven

Earth’s crammed with heaven And every common brush afire with God; But only he who see takes off his shoes. The rest sitRead more »

A Penitent Heart

Have you ever wondered how God can love you so much even though you are a sinner?  It’s hard to imagine someone loving us even when we’veRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit, and Give Us Peace

This is the third of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is PEACE . Be sure to see previousRead more »

Soul-Searching Valentine’s Day – Mourning Motherhood

I am in mourning. No, no one close to me has died, there has been no divorce – no loss of home or means of income. My loss relates to myRead more »

I Know I Believe in the Real Presence

As I read and sweat my way through Church teachings, referencing and verifying as I considered what She taught and why, the Real PresenceRead more »

Falling In Love

It’s February… the month where as a society we “celebrate” love.   Of course society’s version of love and our Catholic understanding ofRead more »

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 »