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The Challenges of a Non-Catholic Family

My husband and I decided to hold off on telling our families that we were becoming Catholic until we were 100% sure it was something weRead more »

From Christian Confusion to Catholic Clarity

Our conversion story begins like so many others: not sure of our place within Protestant Fundamentalism, but quite sure it was in thereRead more »

Hope and Thanksgiving – They’re Contagious!

I was recently privy to a Facebook exchange between my friend, Michelle, and one of her friends. Michelle is going through a difficultRead more »

Election 2012 – Where do the Faithful Go from Here?

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, weRead more »

The False Dichotomy of Religion versus Relationship with God

In 2007, the year I graduated high school and the year Facebook began to popularize, the “religious views” section of my profile stated:Read more »

Getting a Grip on My Fertility

In a community where 3 kids make a family large, I have received my share of the classic dumb ‘big family questions’:Read more »

Breast Cancer: a Letter to Jacqueline

.  Dear Jacqueline, It’s October again. We both know what that means because the nation will once again turn pink. This is theRead more »

Molly and Steve

by Dr. John Bruchalski, MD Molly and Steve had that dreaded look of anticipating something bad on their faces.  At the OBGYN clinic weRead more »

Delaney Lisieux

“I will never forget you. See, upon the palms of my hands I have written your name” Isaiah 49:15-16 My Sweet Delaney Lisieux, IRead more »

A God-Given Full Circle

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: “Pregnant.” I never could have guessedRead more »

A New Beginning

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: Well here we are…a few days beforeRead more »

The Miracle that is Mallory

By: Amy Fordham In the grand scheme of life, sometimes, it goes fast, sometimes slow. When you lose a child, or a pregnancy, timeRead more »

Dear Bill

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: My first pregnancy ended in miscarriage onRead more »

A Little Bottle

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: I walked through the emergency entrance ofRead more »

Christopher James Reif

Born October 17, 2011- Died October 15, 2011 Saturday 10/15/11 started out like any other day. Ashley had a volleyball tournament atRead more »