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All You Holy Men and Women: Becoming Saints

It’s very late right now as I sit and type. I haven’t had an opportunity to gather my thoughts lately in a very cohesive manner. I feelRead 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 »

Super Bowl of Disappointment: These are Heroes?

I love football. I’m more of a college football fan, but I can be persuaded to watch the NFL too. I don’t have a team that I root forRead more »

Climbing Above the Crowd to See Jesus

Byzantine Catholics celebrated the Sunday of Zacchaeus this week, the first of five Sundays of preparation for the Great Fast. See LukeRead more »

My Anastasius

Pondering Over the years, as friend after friend had experienced miscarriage I wondered why it is God not only allows it, but allows it soRead more »

Seven Quick Takes: Images of the Holy Family

In honor of the feast day of the Holy family which until 1969, was celebrated the first Sunday after Epiphany, and is now celebrated theRead more »

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 »

Embracing Edith Stein: Wisdom for Women: A Book Review

Before reading Anne Costa’s book Embracing Edith Stein: Wisdom for Women from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, I knew who Edith Stein wasRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Dealing with Dreary November

November, November, November… Such a dreary month in pretty much all the land. Summer is absolutely over; there will be no occasionalRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Name these Saints!

Its already October and while I know some mums are trying to avoid thinking about this, just about every kid whose family celebrates AllRead 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, #7QT: Role Model Saints for Dads

This #7QT post is for all the fathers out there. I am using the term “fathers” very broadly. Fathers are those men in our lives who raisedRead more »

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