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Fostering Unity: The Lessons Begin At Home

by: Anni HarrySatan loves division. In fact, Satan thrives on division. As I’ve explained to my six year old before, Satan does a littleRead more »

Come Holy Spirit … Wrap Up

Starting last December a variety of our Catholic Sistas Ink Slingers started a series of posts to reflect on the 12 Fruits of the HolyRead more »

Come Holy Spirit, Give Us Chastity

This is the last of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is Chastity. Be sure to seeRead more »

Come Holy Spirit, Give Us Self-Control

This is the eleventh of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is Self-Control. Be sure to seeRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit, Give Us Modesty

This is the tenth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is MODESTY. Be sure to seeRead 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 »

Come Holy Spirit, Give Us Fidelity

This is the ninth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is FIDELITY. Be sure to seeRead more »

Come Holy Spirit, Give us Humility

This is the eighth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is HUMILITY. Be sure to seeRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit and Give Us Forbearance

This is the next in a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is FORBEARANCE orRead more »

Come Holy Spirit, Give Us Goodness

This is the sixth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is Goodness. Be sure to seeRead more »

Embracing Your Own Cross

“If we all threw our crosses in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.” Recently, I was having aRead more »

Come Holy Spirit, Give us Kindness

This is the fifth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is Kindness. Be sure to seeRead more »

Of Toilet Paper and Fortitude

I have often found that our best virtues can also be our worse vices. What makes us ‘good’ can also present quite the trial for our soulsRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit, and Give Us Patience

This is the fourth of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is PATIENCE. Be sure to seeRead more »

The Bells and Smells of Mass – Why Our Senses Matter When We Worship

We are “fearfully and wonderfully” made by God and His crafting of us is undeniably intricate. Our five senses give us aRead more »