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Ode to Feminine Genius: An Industrious Woman

This is the seventh installment in the series of Ode to Feminine Genius: Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman. Today’s topic will cover AnRead more »

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

by: Rachel M About Rachel MRachel is a stay-at-home mother to five beautiful children ages 4, 3, 2, 1, and her newest blessing, born inRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday, no. 13

Welcome to 7 Quick Takes, Sistas style! Today, I’d like you to meet Rachel, one of our writers here and a busy mom of five. I hopeRead more »

Dishpan Hands and a Servant’s Heart

There are few chores I loathe more from my childhood than hand washing and drying dishes. Sticking your hand in a dirty sink full of waterRead more »

Abundant Living During Lent

Ash Wednesday is a somber day where we begin our forty days of fasting before we celebrate our Lord rising from the dead to give us newRead more »

Choosing a Patron, Or The Patron That Chooses You

My family and I attended an Epiphany story time at our local Catholic bookstore recently. It was wonderful, and all seven of us had a greatRead more »

Fishers of Men: The Board Game

In our little “School of Joseph”, named by my oldest preschooler, we try to focus on a Bible story a week. During letter ‘F’ week, IRead more »

Rosary Walk

As a mommy in charge of 5 little souls, I often worry that we do not pray enough together. We  forget to pray before meals when there’sRead more »

When “I’m Sorry” Just Isn’t Enough…

Just as raising a child takes a village, it takes a community to grieve the loss of a child as well. These precious little ones areRead more »

Not My Will, But Yours Be Done

With the birth of each successive child, my husband becomes more and more paranoid about finishing our will. And, rightly so, because withRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 3

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 10 – September 15! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

Taking Your Enemy Off The Cross

“But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven”.Read more »

Teaching Prayers to Young Children

We have four young children at home, and though we always and often pray together as a family, it sometimes turns into a three-ringRead more »

How God Pursued a Soul

During this month of Mary, I always find it inspiring to spend time in prayer contemplating her great “yes” to God. Though I can never knowRead more »

Faux-In To The Chapel

He had my favorite flowers delivered with a special note that read, “Meet me outside for a surprise! I love you!” My heart was pounding, IRead more »

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