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College, Marriage, Babies… But Not In That Order?

My husband and I have been married for almost 6 years. We have 4 small children. And last week, we both graduated from college. We bothRead more »

A Picture of Forgiveness

Near the end of the new Noah film, there is an achingly beautiful scene of forgiveness between husband and wife. It contains no dialogue atRead more »

A Foolproof {Catholic} Homeschool Day

When we first moved to Pennsylvania, I had the opportunity to attend a local homeschool “Mom’s Day Out.” One of theRead more »

Ode to Feminine Genius: What is This Homemaker Stuff, Anyway?

This is the second installment in the series of Ode to Feminine Genius: Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman. Today’s topic will cover aRead more »

Ode to Feminine Genius: The Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman Introduction

This is the first installment in the series of Ode to Feminine Genius: Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman. Today will cover the seriesRead more »

4 Reasons Getting Married and Starting a Family at Age 21 Was a Great Decision

My wife and I married the summer before our senior year of college and conceived a child just a few weeks later. On purpose. And it was oneRead more »

God-Incidences

“For I know the plans that I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you aRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy List of Catholic Date Nights on the Cheap

Recently, I wrote about 19 Shockingly Simple Ways to Live Your Crazy Catholic Life. When I was satisfied with the post, I clickedRead more »

A Day in the Life of the Holy Family

“Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and his mother, andRead more »

Spice Up Your Advent with “Driveway Dating”

It’s that time of year again. It always seems to creep up on me, no matter how much I think I’m prepared. We had a peacefulRead more »

Fostering a Culture of Vocations in 5 Easy Steps

We often associate the term “vocation” with our priests or those discerning a call to the priesthood. What we often overlook is that we allRead more »

19 Shockingly Simple Ways to Live Your Crazy Catholic Life

I know it, you know it. Our lives are filled with “busy.” My definition of busy varies from others. I know at times I look atRead more »

Family Time!

For the past nine years, the Brothers of St. John have held a family retreat in Buda, TX at the Onion Creek Ranch.  My family has attendedRead more »

My “Let It Be” Stage on “Gay Marriage”

Last year when Obama said that his views on “gay marriage” were evolving, I wrote that my views had also evolved on theRead more »

How Marriage Will Get Us To Heaven – or, Why I Change the Toilet Paper Roll

::Pulled from the Catholic Sistas archives, this post originally featured on August 22, 2011:: “What was the best day of your life?” It’s aRead more »