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Eleventy-Billion Reasons I’m Glad I Have Children

Recently a woman from the Seattle Times wrote an article explaining why she’s not going to have children. Much of her article is theRead more »

Falling In Love

It’s February… the month where as a society we “celebrate” love.   Of course society’s version of love and our Catholic understanding ofRead more »

The Gospel of Life: Pro-life for a Reason

I’ve always been Catholic and pro-life. These two attributes are intrinsically linked not only to each other, but also to myRead more »

Five Characteristics of a Matrimonial Vocation

Do you view your marriage as a vocation? Do you see it as a means of bringing your life into greater holiness? What about the people aroundRead more »

Angela’s Song: A Novel about Love, Hope, and Faith

In October of 2012 our very own AnnMarie Creedon published her first novel with Full Quiver Publishing entitled, Angela’s Song.  ARead more »

Betty or Veronica?

In mainstream culture, this question is presented to us females as: What kind of girl are you?  What kind of girl do you want to be? Read more »

A Light in the Darkness

“The people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, on those dwelling in a land overshadowed by death light has arisen” MattRead more »

A Holy Family – Thoughts on Procreation and Christian Marriage

Pray for us, O Holy Family. The Catholic Church’s stance against birth control has catapulted to the forefront of today’s news, as it isRead more »

Make Straight Your Paths…Love is on Its Way

Some background: My mother-in-law passed away the day after Thanksgiving.  My husband is an only child, and she was a single mom.  She hadRead more »

Money Back Guarantee Babies: IVF Has Officially Reached the Bottom of the Barrel

When I read this article, I couldn’t shake the chills that went up my spine. I’m sure there is plenty of evil out in the worldRead more »

Hope and Thanksgiving – They’re Contagious!

I was recently privy to a Facebook exchange between my friend, Michelle, and one of her friends. Michelle is going through a difficultRead more »

Surrender to Motherhood

I’ll be totally honest. I am such a failure….and then I remember my spiritual director’s advice and how I kept onRead more »

Feast for the Body, Famine for the Soul

Me on our recent vacation. Two weeks ago, I was blessed to be able to travel with my husband for an early celebration of our 15-yearRead more »

Five Myths about Miscarriage

When our fourth child, Ben, died mid-pregnancy in 2007, I learned that when it comes to miscarriage, most people simply don’t knowRead more »

Getting a Grip on My Fertility

In a community where 3 kids make a family large, I have received my share of the classic dumb ‘big family questions’:Read more »