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Infant Death and Sacred Parenting: An Interview

I have a friend I’d like you to meet because she understands humanity at a depth many of us will never come to know in ourRead more »

Instilling Vocations and a Servant’s Heart

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Garbage in, garbage out. Birds of a feather flock together. What is the commonality ofRead more »

Perinatal Loss: The Rest of the Family

As more is learned about the emotional and spiritual pain that women suffer from losing a child before his or her birth, the Church andRead more »

Charting is For Faithless Sissies

Gregor Mendel – Father of Genetics, Meticulous Catholic Charter, and Faithless Sissy I’ve had it. I’m tired of all thisRead more »

Shouting from the Rooftops!

In case you haven’t heard, the subject of birth control has been in the news lately. Before I get in to this post, I’m going to add aRead more »

The Red Convertible

I’m sitting in my car, a common occurrence, as my mother runs into the store for ‘just a second’. My mind is drifting as I wait, knowing itRead more »

NFP Is Just the Beginning

During my early years as a Catholic, I worked primarily in the natural family planning (NFP) ministry, as a teacher and eventually as aRead more »

The Man With a PLAN…

Keeping with Natural Family Planning Week, I would like to share my experience with NFP. Years ago, right before I got married, myRead more »

Celebrating Womanhood Catholic Church Style

I’m so tired of hearing how the Church doesn’t respect women, how the Church oppresses women, how the Church doesn’t want women inRead more »

The Fight for Religious Freedom Continues

From June 21 to July 4 of this year we participated in a Fortnight for Freedom led by our Bishops throughout the United States. On July 4,Read more »

Social Justice = Socialism?

I heard a homily the other day that began with the Gospel of the woman with the hemorrhage touching Christ and being healed by her Faith.Read more »

Giving Up (Birth) Control

In a world where we are able to control everything from the temperature of our water to our exact shade of blonde, it is no wonder thatRead more »

The Visitation

Tomorrow is an optional memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and next Wednesday is the feast day of St. Benedict. To honor both theseRead more »

From Nicaragua to Now: One Family’s Sacrifices for Freedom

Less than 12 hours after the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on ObamaCare, my Facebook wall took a drastic turn.Read more »

Birthday Bash

Yesterday was my 31st birthday. Today is my mom’s birthday (I’ll let her tell you how many years ;-)). Two days from now isRead more »