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NavigatingMarriageAtItsWorst

Navigating Marriage at its Worst

by: guestHow had we gotten to where we were? Why did two people so in love fall so far apart? And the love we once had for each other wasRead more »

A Visit from Upstairs, www.catholicsistas.com

A Visit from Upstairs

by: Alyssa AzulMy intention for going to this congress was to escape. Burnt out by my service in my ministry, as well as frustrated withRead more »

CalledbyMarriageNottoMarriage

Called by Marriage, Not to Marriage

A Vocation for Life After your marriage, your life will change forever. You will change forever. Whatever happens in your life – good orRead more »

Unyoked - Healing after Divorce

Unyoked: Healing after Divorce – A 2019 Catholic Sistas Series

by: Celeste BowenIf you happen to be a faithfully practicing Catholic, and are also a divorcee, you may experience a certain awkwardnessRead more »

RELATABLE-LoveActually

Relatable: Love, Actually – A 2019 Catholic Sistas Series about Marriage

by: Martina KreitzerWhat about the Catholic who still believes in the sanctity of marriage, including its permanence? Is it even possibleRead more »

TheDamagingEffectsofMakingExcuses

The Damaging Effects of Making Excuses

by: Martina KreitzerWas it coincidental that it came about when I decided to pray a 54 day novena to St. Joseph? Was it that God knew myRead more »

Dearest Sisters…Please Pray with Me

Is there anything more motivating than the love we have for our children? I think God does that on purpose. How sanctifying it is to be aRead more »

Advent Within Me: Waiting on my Baby… and the Messiah

I’m really bummed I’m not having a baby in time for Christmas. Well, knock on wood.  I’ll be 35 weeks at Christmas.  Which is aRead more »

A Letter to Expectant Mothers

Dear Expectant Mother, Sitting in the doctor’s office, I picked up the latest parenting magazine. It was filled with articles aboutRead more »

My Baby’s Vocation: Reflecting on Pregnancy with the Benedictus

How do you even describe pregnancy? I’m 28 weeks pregnant. TWENTY-EIGHT WEEKS.  This baby is coming, and she is coming SOON. Read more »

That I Might Be Perfected In Him

That I Might Be Perfected in Him

by: Maurisa MayerleI believed that with my whole being, but what were His grand plans for me? In reality, He has chipped away at my ideasRead more »

Give the World Your Gifts

I’m not a writer by trade. In fact, English was always my worst subject. However, when I saw the call for single parent writers, IRead more »

MarriageIsHard - So Here's Some Advice You Can Use

Marriage is Hard, So Here’s Some Advice You Can Use

by: Martina KreitzerWe’ve all seen marriage in its many forms, I’m guessing. But if you aren’t actually married –Read more »

Trust Jesus to Lead You to the Fireworks

by: Alison WaggonerIn those hard moments, I learned to trust Jesus. More than that, I begged Him to be active in my life. My attitude andRead more »

The Rainbow after the Storm

The Rainbow after the Storm

by: Martina KreitzerThat was November 2014 – almost four years ago when our entire family experienced our first and most devastatingRead more »