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A Catholic Sistas’ Book List for Lent 2020

I’ve done a lot of reading since then and felt we could use an updated list of worthy spiritual reading for this coming Lent. ThisRead more »

The NEW 2020 Lent Photo Journey

This year’s Lent photo journey is going to be EXTRA. TWO words to choose from, our classic prompts as well as keywords pulled fromRead more »

REVIEW Elegant and Modern Stele Golden Crucifix

REVIEW: Elegant and Modern Stele Golden Crucifix

I was intrigued. I was intrigued because I am a huge fan of high quality religious products to begin with, having had to replace many itemsRead more »

The Triduum for the Win

The Triduum for the Win

I have vague recollections of frozen fish sticks on Fridays and at least one failed attempts to give up candy for Lent, and the rice bowlsRead more »

Offer It Up

Offer It Up! The Sanctification of Suffering

This Lent, it’s not too late to choose to offer some small, painful sacrifice to Christ. Unite it to His Passion and sanctify yourRead more »

Suffering in Running Brings us Closer to Christ

Suffering in Running Brings us Closer to Christ

Christ had a passionate journey that ultimately led to the world’s salvation. Sit with that for a minute.Read more »

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Behind the Cinder Blocks…

I was under the impression that I would be be praying with the inmates through a screen of some sort. Imagine the look on my face when IRead more »

Lenten Lessons Learned

Lenten Lessons Learned

Rounding out Day Seven of Lent, I saw a tiny note scribbled in the margin: “Progress, not perfection.” I know I am not alone in feelingRead 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

What better way to enter into this penitential season than to comb through our newest list of Lenten resources – along with taking aRead more »

What is Your Plan for Lent?

While it may seem a little early to be thinking about Lent, this important season in the Church will be here before we know it.  TheRead more »

The Answer is Always the Same

The Answer is Always the Same

It could be posed in my prayer journal. It could be in the form of a petition during Mass. Or it could be whispered in the dark of aRead more »

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

But…I’m starting to finally get it…the purpose of this liturgical season, the reason for it occurring every year, its calendar positionRead more »

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Holy Communion

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Holy Communion

Dear Daughter, I remember my First Holy Communion like it was yesterday. I remember the warm May day, the excitement of putting on myRead more »

Uniting to Christ's Life-Giving Suffering

Uniting to Christ’s Life-Giving Suffering

God’s perfect original plan did not include all of this suffering. In the same way, His original plan did not include sending His SonRead more »

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