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Purgatory 101: Part 2

In part one of this series, we talked about what purgatory is and why it’s logical (and biblical) that we need to be purified after deathRead more »

A Beloved Pope Becomes a Beloved Saint

This Sunday, on Divine Mercy Sunday, our beloved Pope John Paul II will be canonized as a saint. I doubt there was a single person whoRead more »

My View of the New Feminism

::COMMENTING – Due to the potentially controversial nature of this topic, we invite readers to visit our comment guidelines. WhenRead more »

The Paradox of Motherhood

The Feast of the Solemnity of the Blessed Mother, a Holy Day of Obligation, is celebrated on January 1.  At Mass that morning, IRead more »

Ten Ways to Grow in Holiness Today

1. Give God the start and/or the end of your day. Make a decision to get up 30 minutes earlier in the morning to pray and read yourRead 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 »

Foolproof Catholic Craft for the Craft-Challenged

Don’t skip this post! I know, I know. Another crafty post. You’re not crafty, I understand. I’m not either. I’m right there with you. IRead 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 »

No Greater Love than This Part 3: A Reflection

It seems unreal that one year ago today I was standing in my bathroom, my hands shaking as they held a positive pregnancy test.  That testRead more »

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