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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 »

7 Quick Takes Friday No. 17: Things Your Catholic Mama Says

Did you grow up in a Catholic home?  If so I’m sure there are many saying that you more than likely heard your Mama say over and over againRead more »

Word-FILLED Wednesday: They Chanted HAIL SATAN

Ah, the raging liberal stereotypes were alive and well at the Capitol in Austin, Texas yesterday {and the day before} in response to theRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit and Give Us Forbearance

This is the next in a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is FORBEARANCE orRead more »

In Defense of Fatherhood

Yesterday was Father’s Day; the day we set aside to celebrate the men in our lives who have helped us become the people we are today.  InRead more »

St. Rita of Casia (with an extra!)

::We are excited to feature Celeste from Doodle La again! This time she will be showing us how to put together a wonderful St. Rita ofRead more »

Damnable Heresies, part 2

In response to a Bible college friend’s posted problems over Catholicism’s “damnable heresies” (which are actually doctrines traced back toRead 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 »

The Feast of the Annunciation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paolo_de_Matteis_-_The_Annunciation.jpg Today is the Feast of the Annunciation. Usually this isRead more »

Not a Garden Gnome: Understanding St. Francis

The name, St. Francis, is on everyone’s lips these days – ever since our new Holy Father took Francis as his official name. With thisRead more »

Soul-Searching Valentine’s Day – Mourning Motherhood

I am in mourning. No, no one close to me has died, there has been no divorce – no loss of home or means of income. My loss relates to myRead more »

Happy Lupercalia, Saints, Valentines, Birthday

What connection could possibly exist among a bawdy Roman fertility festival, the deaths of holy saints, a sentimental holiday, and theRead more »

Pope Benedict XVI to Step Down – Were the Signs There ?

The historic news of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI came as a surprise to laity and Church leaders alike; he will be only the 5thRead more »

Choosing a Patron, Or The Patron That Chooses You

My family and I attended an Epiphany story time at our local Catholic bookstore recently. It was wonderful, and all seven of us had a greatRead more »

The Road Not Taken…. A Path to Sainthood

I’m pretty sure that most kids, when asked, would not claim to want to be a saint when they grow up. They may choose a police officer, aRead more »

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