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Jesus Wept

Yesterday we read in the Gospel of John the story of Lazarus’ death. We read that when Jesus finally arrived in Bethany Lazarus had been inRead more »

50 Clever Ways to Announce a Pregnancy

I’ve been pregnant six times and only once announced the pregnancy to friends and family in a creative way. So in honor ofRead more »

“Choice” Now Extends to Born Children, Too

Belgium’s Parliament.“The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid ‘dens of crime’ that Dickens loved to paint. It is not doneRead more »

The Economics of Sex

Friends of Catholic Sistas over at the Austin Institute have come up with something quite provocative – a series of “researchRead more »

#WhatWomenNeed

Cecile Richards is at it again, friends. What I wouldn’t give for a sit-down with her, given that she is often seen around my neck ofRead more »

10 Things You Should Never Say to a Catholic Mom

Welcome! Are you reading this because a dear Catholic friend shared it with you? Perhaps you are someone who has been on the receiving endRead more »

Every Child a Wanted Child

When I saw the second pink line on the pregnancy test, I felt sick. All the reasons why this pregnancy was a catastrophe went through myRead more »

7 Quick Takes No. 21: An Interview with Leticia Adams

This week’s Quick Take features a friend and fellow blogger, Leticia Adams. She is a former pro choice supporter turned proRead more »

How Do You Heal a Broken Heart?

Madison’s balloon escaped from her tiny hands and floated gracefully up to the sky.  “My balloon!” she cried stretching out her arms as farRead more »

Mallory: God Had Another Plan

Mallory Grace In the grand scheme of life, sometimes, it goes fast, sometimes slow. When you lose a child, or a pregnancy, time sometimesRead more »

Five Types of Guilt After Pregnancy Loss

You can never anticipate the feelings you will go through following a pregnancy loss. Nothing in life prepares you for it and no one everRead more »

Christopher: Taken too Early

My name is Shari and I am the mother of nine children. My eighth child, Christopher James was taken from me too early to become a saint.Read more »

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

On this day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, we take time to remember our children who have died too soon. Whether you haveRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday, No. 19: Respect Life Month

October is set aside by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) as Respect Life month. This coming Sunday is Respect LifeRead more »

No Greater Love than This Part 3: A Reflection

It seems unreal that one year ago today I was standing in my bathroom, my hands shaking as they held a positive pregnancy test.  That testRead more »