It happened one morning during my High School English class when I was asked to select and write about my role model. Mother Teresa’s image with the iconic blue and white habit immediately came into my head. Looking around, I noticed that others were writing about … Continue readingA Personal Tribute to Mother Teresa: My Mystical Journey to Darjeeling
One thing most loving parents say to their kids at one time or another is, “Honey, you can be anything you want to be when you grow up!” I used to think this was a wonderfully affirming statement—until I became Catholic. I was married … Continue readingNo, Son, You CAN’T Be Whatever You Want
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Catholic Sistas welcomes back seminarian Craig DeYoung as he writes about Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation. At St. Mary’s Seminary, ecclesial rumors spread like wildfire. By 6:15 this morning, news of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation was making its way through our ranks. After morning prayer and … Continue readingPerspective on Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation
As parents, we have heard the conversation a thousand times. Our little ones talk about what they want to be when they grow up. We usually hear ‘teacher, doctor, animal helper, mommy, ..’ and other similar choices. It often changes and day by day they … Continue readingA Doctor, Teacher…or Sister?