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Meet James Fulton, the Alleged Miracle for the Beatification of Fulton Sheen

As you know, I am a Chief Editor along with Tito Edwards at Ignitum Today, the social network of the JP2 and B16 generations.  One of ourRead more »

How to Bind Your Family to Heaven Without Using Duct Tape

You think I’m kidding? Sometimes as a parent you look back with regret at a childhood gone by because you finally understandRead more »

Sometimes Moms Need Their Mother, Too

Some 2000 years ago a young woman gave her yes to God.  With that yes came great joy, because when you truly follow God’s will forRead more »

The Joyful Mysteries—Everyday Style

Like most Catholic mothers, I derive great strength from the Blessed Mother. She is everything I aspire to be as a mother, as a woman, andRead more »

What Would Mary Do?

As we enter the month of May as Catholics we begin a month of honoring our Mother Mary.   At our parishes we may sing songs about Mary,Read more »

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!

In scripture, the theme of God’s mercy is strong.  In fact, Psalm 136 tells us that “God’s mercy endures forever”Read more »

Suffering, Lent, and St. Joseph

Today’s post is a brief* overview of my life the past two weeks. As if being six months pregnant, homeschooling, and headlong intoRead more »

The Wisdom in The Rule

In a previous post this year I discussed readers to one concept in The Rule of St. Benedict. Today, on the Feast of St. Benedict, I decidedRead more »

Ite ad Joseph – Go to Joseph

O Saint Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. ORead more »

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Greetings my friends! ‘Tis a blessing to be Irish indeed! Today (in case you haven’t heard) is the day that we celebrate theRead more »

How I Came To Have A Personal Relationship With Jesus

I was baptized as a Catholic when I was six weeks old. I was raised with pictures of the Blessed Mother everywhere. Pictures, blankets, bigRead more »

Lourdes and Our Lady

In the Jubilee year of 2000, my husband, Joe, and I were able to go on a short pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine in Lourdes. We went with ourRead more »

Welcome! Come on In!

Quick! What would you do if Christ showed up at your front door? If you’re anything like me you’d say “I knew that I should have gotten upRead more »

“The Gentiles shall walk in Thy light, and kings in the brightness of Thy rising.”

Have you ever heard the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?  In it, the gifts get more extravagant as the days of Christmas wear on,Read more »

The Model Family

On December 22, 2004, I got engaged to a wonderful man. The proposal involved a religious backdrop, specifically a replica of the Grotto ofRead more »

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