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It Is in Experiencing Bitterness, That One Can Fully Appreciate Sweetness.

::This story first posted on October 15, 2011 – it was so good, we just had to repost it:: The day that I am writing this, OctoberRead more »

Ordinary Family, Extraordinary Circumstances

We are just an ordinary family.  A dad, a mom, some kids, and the token yellow lab.  We live in a normal house and do normal things. AndRead more »

My Personal Passion

It was Good Friday, April 14th 2006 and I was watching The Passion of the Christ at home and preparing for Easter with my family.  I hadRead more »

When “I’m Sorry” Just Isn’t Enough…

Just as raising a child takes a village, it takes a community to grieve the loss of a child as well. These precious little ones areRead more »

When “I’m pro-life, except” really happens…

A B O R T I O N: The rationalizations are many… “Why have a baby born into a family who does not want ‘it’?” “What aboutRead more »

Lady Ribbon’s Entry Into Our Lives…

By now, hopefully, you’ve noticed our ‘Lady Ribbon‘. Well, here’s how she came into our lives… iPhoneRead more »

Understanding Catholicism with Baptist Theology

The Baptist faith community where I grew up deserves most of the credit for making me into the Christian I am today. It was there that IRead more »

Broken Childhood Healed by Christ

Rushing to my pew, quietly and quickly, I tried to go unnoticed. A shy college student, I had no one to really go to Mass with meRead more »

From Agnostic Theist to Seminarian: Part 4

Catholic Sistas welcomes the fourth and final installment of seminarian Craig DeYoung’s beautiful conversion story. You can click on theRead more »

Finding My Path to Holiness

. . .::This story first posted on November 11, 2011 – it was *so* good, we just had to repost it!:: Hello, Catholic Sistas  – Read more »

Veiling Through the Joyful Mysteries

In June I shared ‘Lifting the Veil…’, a post about my decision to begin veiling. In reading the subsequent comments, I found renewed vigorRead more »

Take Me to The Truth

Honestly, we resort to all kinds of measures in avoiding situations where we feel uncomfortable.  While the circumstances that triggerRead more »

God Is in The Not-Okay

Donna Shute More than any other phrase I plaintively text or whimper over a phone line in four a.m. moments of weakness, I catch myselfRead more »

Going AWOL Out of The Christian Civil War: How My Desire for Christian Unity Lead Me Home to The Catholic Church (Part 2))

In the first part of my “coming home” story, I described how my Christian life began and how, only a few years later, God began to place aRead 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 »