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A Space for Grief: A Reflection on Our Lady of Sorrows

A Confusing Feast On first look, Our Lady of Sorrows is confusing. It’s a whole day, a whole “Feast” Day, devoted to sorrow. How does oneRead more »

Happy Feast of the Assumption!

When I taught high school theology, it was one of many vocabulary words that students got confused: Assumption, Ascension, Annunciation. ToRead more »

A Modern Day Miracle

A Modern Day Miracle

by: Allison GingrasFaith’s back curved looked like a slithering snake, 50 degrees, then 48 degrees, and ending with another 28-degreeRead more »

WhenOurLadyReachesDowntoUs

When Our Lady Reaches Down to Us

by: Michelle HamelYet, throughout all of the discouragement and suffering, God carried us. He helped us to survive such traumaticRead more »

Dearest Sisters…Please Pray with Me

Is there anything more motivating than the love we have for our children? I think God does that on purpose. How sanctifying it is to be aRead more »

HowOurAdventTreeCametoLife

How Our Advent Tree Came To Life

In today’s world, we find Christmas decorations fighting with Halloween items for space on the store shelves. It is easy toRead more »

My Baby’s Vocation: Reflecting on Pregnancy with the Benedictus

How do you even describe pregnancy? I’m 28 weeks pregnant. TWENTY-EIGHT WEEKS.  This baby is coming, and she is coming SOON. Read more »

When Work Sucks  – Bringing St. Augustine into the Workplace

October Blues October has been…a tough month, sisters.  I think it’s awesome that the world is stuffed with tiny gourds,Read more »

Monthly Dedication Resources: July, The Precious Blood of Our Lord

Monthly Dedication Resources: July, The Precious Blood of Our Lord

by: Rita SuvaEvery month of the year in the Catholic Church is dedicated to a particular devotion of the Catholic faith. July is dedicatedRead more »

Refrigerator Catechism: Saint Teresa Magnets

Refrigerator Catechism {Saint Teresa Magnets}

Saint Teresa!  Can you believe it’s official?!?!!!  Even before I was Catholic I admired the person that Mother Teresa wasRead more »

The Eyes of Suffering

The Eyes of Suffering

by: Alison WaggonerWe see suffering in the eyes of the mother of a stillborn, the father of an addict, the scared abandon child, theRead more »

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

by: Stephanie RothBut…I’m starting to finally get it…the purpose of this liturgical season, the reason for it occurring every year, itsRead more »

Interview with Chantal Baros of Shining Light Dolls

I was lucky enough to meet Chantal Baros at a lively All Saints celebration that a very generous mutual friend hosted for a groupRead more »

Reform Yourself! A New Year’s Resolution and Book Review

As the New Year rolls in many of us are taking a long, hard look at our lives. If we are honest with ourselves we can see many areas whereRead more »

My Island of Lost Things

I’m not quite sure when I officially began calling my eccentric Catholic behavior a “ministry of lost things.” I’m not even completely sureRead more »