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September 11th, Finding Hope

How to find hope after September 11th? In Genesis, chapter 9, verses 11 through 17, Our Lord tells us: “I will establish my covenantRead more »

You Did it to Me: Forgive All Injuries

Welcome to the series “YOU DID IT TO ME” where we will be discussing the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. This will be a twice aRead more »

Merry Christmas from Catholic Sistas

Merry Christmas from Catholic Sistas Rejoice greatly, born today  For whom the world was yearning. In the arms of Mary the being is fromRead more »

Ode to Feminine Genius: The Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman Introduction

This is the first installment in the series of Ode to Feminine Genius: Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman. Today will cover the seriesRead 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 »

40 Days for Conscience: July 1st to August 9th

Click to download and use as your profile pic Consciences formed in accord with Holy Mother Church, the Church that Christ HimselfRead more »

Sacred Heart of Jesus, Your Mercy Saved Me

I have a strong devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Being that this is His month, I wanted to share a little story of myRead more »

Two Hearts Bond: The Sacred and the Immaculate

There exists an incredible bond between the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, something that I had never reallyRead more »

10 Facts About Sacred Matrimony

Matrimony is the Sacrament which makes a Christian man and a Christian woman husband and wife.  Holy Mother Church, in Her infinite wisdomRead more »

Stabat Mater Dolorosa, The Sorrowful Mother Stood

I just returned from Church, from our Good Friday service this evening.   The crucifixion was bloody, messy, ugly…a fittingRead more »

My 10 Step Recipe for Spiritual Happiness

Do you feel like everything you plan just doesn’t work out?  Looking around and seeing so many people moving forward in life in soRead more »

How Christ Modeled Contrition, Penance and Reparation for Us

Catholics… we are very particular creatures. Those of us who try, every day, a little bit harder, to be that which we are called toRead more »

The Immaculate Conception: Christ’s First Gift to Mary His Mother

One of the most beautiful scenes that God, through nature, provides us with are sunrises.  At the distant horizon you see before arising aRead more »

Surrender to Motherhood

I’ll be totally honest. I am such a failure….and then I remember my spiritual director’s advice and how I kept onRead more »

Redemptive Suffering: The Ultimate Act of Love

As we walked back into my homeroom classroom and my seventh graders marched in the door to their seats, they knew my mood had changed.Read more »