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Build One Another Up

Build One Another Up

26 years ago my husband, Chris, and I decided to take the leap and swim the Tiber. He suggested we start praying for God to place peopleRead more »

Jesus In A T-Shirt

I love being Christian. I love the peace that it brings. I love what the Church stands for. I love the history it holds. I love how it’sRead more »

Home Is Where the Church Is

We are moving…again. This is my husband’s and my third cross-country move in six years as a married couple, fourth if you count me movingRead more »

Lessons in Generosity

Lessons in Generosity

Jesus teaches, “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). One of my life goals is to be generous to a fault. MyRead more »

Homecoming Day: The Long-Awaited Reward After a 7 Month Deployment

by: Devon WattamI tried to imagine watching everything my boys did through Ben’s eyes, and suddenly the sting of deployment washed away.Read more »

Nourish My Body, Nourish My Soul

Nourish My Body, Nourish My Soul

Although what we eat plays an important part in nourishing our body, where we eat and with whom we eat nourishes our soul.  ThisRead more »

Grumbling Mass Goer

by: Krista SteeleI loved Jesus and had a deep devotion to our Holy Mother. I loved being Catholic, and yet I absolutely hated going toRead more »

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Food For The Soul: God’s Plan For Structure

by: Linda DeliaSome call it discipline, others control, but mastering techniques for healthier habits takes more than our own strength. Read more »

And with One Bite Gods Plan Unfolds

And With One Bite, God’s Plan Unfolds

by: Linda DeliaThis anxiety is real and bringing it to the table, literally, opens up a door for prayer. In researching the word anxiety,Read more »

The Blessing of Annulment

UNYOKED: The Blessing of Annulment

by: Celeste BowenThe preceding breakdown of a marriage, the final break down that led to the divorce, and the aftermath can leave a personRead 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 »

The Worst Best Advice I Got as a New Mom

The Worst Best Advice I Got as a New Mom

by: Martina KreitzerTime – it does go by fast. In my head, I’m still the young mom, even though the mirror tells a cruelRead more »

A Visit from Upstairs, www.catholicsistas.com

A Visit from Upstairs

by: Alyssa AzulMy intention for going to this congress was to escape. Burnt out by my service in my ministry, as well as frustrated withRead more »