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The Real Problem with Transgender Bathroom Laws

A few weeks ago, a friend who is a police officer in a major metropolitan area came to visit. Over dinner, she told us about a report she’dRead 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 »

America the Divisive

America the Divisive

by: Rita SuvaThe past week or so has been hard for Americans. It’s been divisive. It’s dredged up difficult memories for some. It’s madeRead more »

Broken Windows: A Response to the Sexual Abuse Scandal

A Small Lantern in a Storm My heart has been broken.  My mother, the Church, feels as if she’s being ripped apart.  Anger,Read more »

Responding to Crisis

Responding to Crisis

by: Maurisa MayerleRight now the Church needs our prayers more than ever.  This crisis has all the hallmarks of a satanic attack on MotherRead more »

The Missing Component of the #MeToo Movement

The Missing Component of the #MeToo Movement

by: Anni HarryAnger, one of the many emotions we may feel on a daily basis, can be used as a tool. It can be a catalyst for change. InRead more »

This Year's March for Life is Over Now What

This Year’s March for Life is Over – Now What?

by: ChristiSo many of our readers are young mothers with growing families. You must already feel just so overwhelmed just in the caring ofRead more »

Sacramentals, Mercy, Advent, Oh My!

Not long ago, I attended an event where an icebreaker game was played. The icebreaker was to count up how many Sacramentals we had on eachRead more »

Children Versus the World: Reflections on “It”

A couple of notes before I start. First off—I have recently begun teaching at a elementary school, so my interest in topics pertaining toRead more »

Mistreated? Stop, You are Worth More

Lately I’ve seen a lot of hurt and anguish brought about by bad relationships. This has made me stop and ask myself: Why do we allowRead more »

Why I Binge Watch Black Mirror

Disclaimer “Black Mirror” is a TV show filled with every “no” in the book: adult content and themes, violence, language, drug use. I wouldRead more »

Seeing Faith: Believing as a Special Needs Parent

When I first heard we were doing a special needs series, I was very happy to contribute and had many ideas flowing. There are so many areasRead more »

Raising Pro-Life Leaders: #whywemarch

It’s 6:00 am and the alarm rings on a cold, dark January morning. Before my feet hit the ground, I fully experience the decadent warmth ofRead more »

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

As this historic election winds down, I am at a loss for words. I can’t articulate the emotions I have felt over the past months andRead more »

What to Say When a Friend Miscarries

The loss of a child during pregnancy can be one of the most devastating events in a person’s life. Not only do you lose your child but youRead more »