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John Paul II Life Center Center Hosts Second Annual Priest Appreciation Dinner

Austin, Texas, September 25, 2012 – What’s possibly more enjoyable than dinner with a friend who is a priest? Dinner with a roomfulRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 5

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 24 – September 29! Hopefully you will find this newRead more »

Faithful Citizen: Vote with a Well Formed Conscience

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen seems to have been a prophet before his time. His quotes appear to resonate even more today than they didRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 4

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 17 – September 22! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

How to Die

I met my friend Melissa about 14 years ago at a Mom’s bible study sponsored by my diocese. She was an outgoing and vivacious womanRead more »

The True Cost of Designer Babies

In our family, we have a tradition when it comes to finding out the sex of our unborn babies. We have our 20-week sonogram, have the techRead more »

Sistas Weekly No. 2

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 3 – September 8! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

Ruffling Some Feathers

If you know me in real life, you know that there are many things that I’m passionate about. There are also many things that I take aRead more »

I’m So Pleased to Have Been Wrong – Cardinal Dolan’s Benediction

I’ll have to be honest about my skepticism when it was announced that Cardinal Dolan would subject himself to rubbing shoulders with theRead more »

New Report: What Catholic Women Think About Faith, Conscience, and Contraception

3,2,1…Get ready to talk numbers.   Remember last February when the Catholic Sistas conducted their own informal survey inRead more »

20 Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Large Families, But Were Afraid to Ask

Our family size has been the topic of many conversations.  People are always asking us various questions, some with genuine interest,Read more »

Sistas Weekly No. 1

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of August 27 – September 1! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

The Farce of Reproductive Rights, or, How to Turn Personal Liberty into Slavery

To whomever composed this meme: …except that half of every human being comes from the father. …except that from theRead more »

Holding Fast to My Feminine Dignity

For millions of women, fertility is inextricably linked to pain—painful menses, painful intercourse, and of course, painful childbirth.Read more »

The Trauma and Pain of Abortion after Rape

Much has been made of recent remarks about abortion and rape by Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin. From President Obama to his opponentRead more »