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Your Ultimate 2019 Pregnancy & Infant Loss Resource Guide

Your Ultimate 2019 Pregnancy & Infant Loss Resource Guide

by: Martina KreitzerEach year, on October 15 – National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Day, Catholic Sistas has made it a priority toRead more »

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

On the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents

by: Maurisa MayerleChoosing good godparents is an important part of planning a Catholic baptism. A godparent must be a Catholic in goodRead more »

Community, Detachment, and Military Moves

The military is a beautiful, unique vocation.  We have lots of military Ink Slingers who share beautiful insights of their experiencesRead more »

LikeSmallChildrenRuntoJesus

Like Small Children, Run to Jesus

by: Michelle HamelOne Sunday at Mass when he was around seven years old, Peter slid out of the pew and, before Jay even realized what wasRead more »

The Art of Letting Go

The Art of Letting Go

by: Michelle HamelI find myself frequently bringing my feelings of fear and sadness to God over this process of letting go. I know that HeRead more »

The Blessing of Annulment

UNYOKED: The Blessing of Annulment

by: Celeste BowenThe preceding breakdown of a marriage, the final break down that led to the divorce, and the aftermath can leave a personRead more »

It Takes A Village

It Takes a Village

by: Devon Wattam“How am I ever going to teach them enough, challenge them enough, and nurture them enough to help them grow into theRead more »

The Ask: Struggling with NFP

by: Krista SteeleIf you’re not already working with an instructor who specializes in your NFP method of choice, now would be a good timeRead more »

A Modern Day Miracle

A Modern Day Miracle

by: Allison GingrasFaith’s back curved looked like a slithering snake, 50 degrees, then 48 degrees, and ending with another 28-degreeRead more »

MOM SO HARD Finessing the Intricacies of Your Modern Catholic Family

Mom So Hard: Finessing the Intricacies of Your Modern Catholic Family

by: Martina Kreitzer…if you’re at all like me, and not naturally organized or struggle to find some kind of organization and balanceRead more »

WhenOurLadyReachesDowntoUs

When Our Lady Reaches Down to Us

by: Michelle HamelYet, throughout all of the discouragement and suffering, God carried us. He helped us to survive such traumaticRead more »

The 2019 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Resources1

Our Children are Leaving the Church. Here’s What We Can Do About It

by: guestDon’t most Catholic children live in Catholic homes with Catholic parents? Shouldn’t that be enough? If we want our kids toRead more »

The Worst Best Advice I Got as a New Mom

The Worst Best Advice I Got as a New Mom

by: Martina KreitzerTime – it does go by fast. In my head, I’m still the young mom, even though the mirror tells a cruelRead 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 »

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 »