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I Am Love and Mercy Itself

I Am Love and Mercy Itself

by: Lynette BryantHe didn’t leave me there because I needed Him.  Despite all I had been learning and doing to promote the message of HisRead more »

REVIEW Elegant and Modern Stele Golden Crucifix

REVIEW: Elegant and Modern Stele Golden Crucifix

by: Martina KreitzerI was intrigued. I was intrigued because I am a huge fan of high quality religious products to begin with, having hadRead more »

The Triduum for the Win

The Triduum for the Win

by: Allison GingrasI have vague recollections of frozen fish sticks on Fridays and at least one failed attempts to give up candy for Lent,Read more »

Offer It Up

Offer It Up! The Sanctification of Suffering

by: Sarah AntonioThis Lent, it’s not too late to choose to offer some small, painful sacrifice to Christ. Unite it to His PassionRead more »

Suffering in Running Brings us Closer to Christ

Suffering in Running Brings us Closer to Christ

by: RandiChrist had a passionate journey that ultimately led to the world’s salvation. Sit with that for a minute. About RandiRandi is aRead more »

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Behind the Cinder Blocks…

by: Alyssa AzulI was under the impression that I would be be praying with the inmates through a screen of some sort. Imagine the look onRead more »

Lenten Lessons Learned

Lenten Lessons Learned

by: Lydia BraggRounding out Day Seven of Lent, I saw a tiny note scribbled in the margin: “Progress, not perfection.” I know I am notRead more »

2019 Lenten Photo Journey

This past weekend my husband and I began discussing our Lenten sacrifices. While Lent is pretty late this year (Easter is in mid-April!),Read more »

The 2019 Handy Dandy List to Lenten Resources

The 2019 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Resources

by: Martina KreitzerWhat better way to enter into this penitential season than to comb through our newest list of Lenten resources –Read more »

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Our Children are Leaving the Church. Here’s What We Can Do About It

by: guestDon’t most Catholic children live in Catholic homes with Catholic parents? Shouldn’t that be enough? If we want our kids toRead more »

What is Your Plan for Lent?

by: Allison GingrasWhile it may seem a little early to be thinking about Lent, this important season in the Church will be here before weRead more »

Longing for Christmas Magic

by: Devon Wattamhis eyes lit up at the sight of twinkling lights, miniature houses, and a train. He let out a gasp filled with wonderment:Read more »

Reflections on the Nativity

by: Maurisa MayerleI’ve been reading Saint Francis de Sales Introduction to the Devote Life and applying some his proscribedRead more »

Advent Within Me: Waiting on my Baby… and the Messiah

I’m really bummed I’m not having a baby in time for Christmas. Well, knock on wood.  I’ll be 35 weeks at Christmas.  Which is aRead more »

Advent Traditions–The Jesse Tree

Our parish priest despises the Jesse Tree. Sadly it is for good reason. As a seminarian, the liturgy director absolutely forbid ChristmasRead more »