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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 »

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 »

The Answer is Always the Same

The Answer is Always the Same

by: Mary Beth WeisenburgerIt could be posed in my prayer journal. It could be in the form of a petition during Mass. Or it could beRead 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

by: Stephanie RothBut…I’m starting to finally get it…the purpose of this liturgical season, the reason for it occurring every year, itsRead 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

by: Sarah AntonioGod’s perfect original plan did not include all of this suffering. In the same way, His original plan did notRead more »

My Liturgical Suitcase

My Liturgical Suitcase: The Penitential Psalms

I never felt a weight associated with the liturgical seasons until I had children. From the moment I held my eldest son, I knew I had theRead more »

“Peter Moments” and Lent

by: Anni Harry…the more I realized I had just experienced a “Peter moment.” A moment in which I was called to identify Christ in myRead more »