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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 »

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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 »

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 »

Archangels Prayer & FREE Printables

The feast day of the Archangels, or more commonly known as Michaelmas, is September 29. The archangels Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael allRead more »

In Honor of St. Joseph: Our Guide, Our Intercessor, Our Friend

I picked up the phone and heard my sister’s ecstatic voice on the line. “WE HAVE SOMEONE INTERESTED IN THE HOUSE!”  My heart sang andRead more »

GIVEAWAY: We’re Mixing It Up This Year on Our Fifth Anniversary!

Friends, can you believe it’s been FIVE YEARS since the beginning of Catholic Sistas? I look back with so many fond memories of whatRead more »

Saint Lucy Crown –A Simple Tutorial–

December is full of wonderful Christmas time feast days and Advent observances, like the Immaculate Conception and Saint Nicholas.Read more »

Advent and 7 Quick Takes

First Sunday in Advent 2015 is the last Sunday of this month! I don’t know about you but I often find that Advent catches me byRead more »

Celebrating Pope St. John Paul II: Catholic Cootie Catcher

When I was thinking about what kind of activity that might be fun to celebrate the feast day of Pope St. John Paul II for some reason theRead more »

Seven Quick Takes: The Seven Sorrows of Mary

Earlier this week I began turning over my ideas for this month’s Seven Quick Takes and started thinking about titlingRead more »

What’s Your Name Again?

Today is the memorial day of Blessed Chiara Bosatta. Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard of this saintly woman. No? I hadn’t either untilRead more »

Seven Quick Takes: Easter Traditions

Our forty days in the dessert are almost complete – today is Good Friday.  And while most of the Quick Takes this week will featureRead more »

Luck of the Irish

The secular world LOVES St. Patrick. His feast day is the focus of many celebrations, chiefly involving green beer and wearing greenRead more »

A Day for Feasting

Since I am almost entirely Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is every day. His medals are worn by two of our children, his prayer is a common choiceRead more »