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Merry Christmas from Catholic Sistas

Merry Christmas from Catholic Sistas Rejoice greatly, born today  For whom the world was yearning. In the arms of Mary the being is fromRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday Christmas Dinner!

It feels like just yesterday I was advocating that we take joy from the beautiful browns and earthy colours that November is dressed in andRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Great Feasts for September

I can’t believe that we are already in September and thus a new school year is upon us. As we unpack our new school supplies and possiblyRead more »

The Ark, Lost and Found

Mary, as the new ark of the covenant, is my favorite Old Testament type ~ designed and built for beauty inside and outside, dwelled over byRead more »

Oh Martha!

Today is the feast day of St. Martha. Most of us know her from the Bible story of Mary and Martha. Jesus came to visit and while Mary satRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday, no. 20: All Saints Facts and Trivia

For today’s 7 Quick Takes fun and in honor of the feast day we celebrate, I thought I’d bring you a little history and a bit ofRead more »

No-Sew All Saints’ Day Costume {for the procrastinators!}

If you are spending today putting the finishing touches on your children’s All Saints’ Day costumes, or the completed costumesRead more »

It’s His Feast Day ~ Read His Book!

Jude, Judah, Judas, Thaddeus ~ this man was one of the Twelve, a New Testament author, and is the patron saint of desperate cases (givenRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy List to All Things All Saints Day!

Just the other day, my kiddos came home with a sheet from their faith formation classes that outlined some great ideas for dressing as aRead more »

Preparing for All Saints’ Day

As each of my kids approached mid-fall of their second grade year, an excitement comes over me in anticipation of the Saint project!  MyRead more »

The Catechism at Random: Preaching the Gospels

Lacking any inspiration for a topic for today’s post I decided to make use of a little exercise that I often hear one of my local CatholicRead more »

Charity—the Word on the street…

I had just had dinner with my husband at a restaurant near our local university.  They happen to serve huge portions, so I divided my mealRead more »

There’s Something about Mary

I was blessed to come into the Catholic faith with no preconceived notions about Mary. I hadn’t grown up as a staunch Protestant whoRead more »

Obedience to God Alone: St. Maximilian Kolbe

A remarkable book came my way recently by a Polish Carmelite priest named Fr. Ladislaus Kluz, OCD. Kolbe and the Kommandant: Two Worlds inRead more »

Two Hearts Bond: The Sacred and the Immaculate

There exists an incredible bond between the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, something that I had never reallyRead more »