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The Road to Bethlehem & The Flight to Egypt

Two Incredible Moves Nothing goes together quite like military life and moving.  The longest my husband and I have ever lived anywhereRead more »

Lectio Divina: Grow Closer to God This Advent Through Divine Reading

Catholics get a bad rap when it comes to reading and knowing their Bible. It’s a shame, really, because not only is nearly every lineRead more »

Of Note–December 2019

by: Maurisa MayerleWe are nearly a week into Advent 2019 here is what we’ve found worth reading in the world of Catholic blogging.Read more »

Being the Living Crib

Being the Living Crib

by: Antonia GoddardThis Advent, many families will prepare a crib scene to prepare for Christmas and celebrate the coming of Our Lord.Read 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 »

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 »

HowOurAdventTreeCametoLife

How Our Advent Tree Came To Life

In today’s world, we find Christmas decorations fighting with Halloween items for space on the store shelves. It is easy toRead more »

2018 Advent Photo Challenge

Advent begins in less than a week! And, like last year, it’s a pretty short Advent too. The fourth week of Advent is only two daysRead more »

Sacramentals, Mercy, Advent, Oh My!

Not long ago, I attended an event where an icebreaker game was played. The icebreaker was to count up how many Sacramentals we had on eachRead more »

2017 Advent Photo Challenge

Advent is almost here! And if you’ve checked out a calendar recently, you might have noticed that Advent is pretty short this year too;Read more »

A Catholic Advent Home Tour

As we are into week #2 of Advent 2016 I thought I would share a few images of our own Catholic Sistas readers’ homes as well as aRead more »

Lectio Divina: The Second Sunday of Advent (2016)

Advent is here and as we get closer, day by day, to the birth of our Lord and Savior, we reflect on the hope of the coming kingdom ofRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Catholic Jesse Tree Ornament Set!

It’s Advent 2016!  Happy New Liturgical Year, Sistas!  Advent is my *favorite* time of year and we are still adding to ourRead more »

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Yesterday we began the new liturgical year within the Church. It is an exciting time to say the least! As we begin ourRead more »

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