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A Letter to Expectant Mothers

Dear Expectant Mother, Sitting in the doctor’s office, I picked up the latest parenting magazine. It was filled with articles aboutRead more »

Weathering the Storm

I recently sat inside our family’s RV on a Sunday afternoon, watching the lightening, listening to the thunder, and seeing the raindropsRead more »

John Calvin

Why I Don’t Accept Reformed Theology

John Calvin 1554 I could use these one thousand words to explain Five Point Calvinism (TULIP) and put together an essay refuting itsRead more »

I Banned the Wish List

There is one simple choice our family has made over the last ten years that has surprised me. We do not make Wish Lists. Let me explain byRead more »

Get Your Letter from Santa!

Catholic Sistas began as a collaboration between women who had become friends through an online forum. And as the site’s northernmostRead more »

“I hate waiting”

                My all-time favorite movie is The Princess Bride. I have very fond memories of reciting entire scenes with my family.Read more »

No-Sew All Saints’ Day Costume {for the procrastinators!}

If you are spending today putting the finishing touches on your children’s All Saints’ Day costumes, or the completed costumesRead more »

Finishing is Just the Beginning

What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him? James 2:14 (NASV) ButRead more »

A Chemist Believes in Transubstantiation

“I only wish that Catholics would really cherish the word ‘is’ even though science cannot say anything about it.”Read more »

Mothers Matter

I do not live in Texas, but I am keeping up with the recent events unfolding in the Texas Legislature.  I have listened to the arguments onRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit and Give Us Forbearance

This is the next in a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is FORBEARANCE orRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday, no. 14

Welcome to 7 Quick Takes at Catholic Sistas. Today we’re sharing some of our favorite blogs. With 50+ contributors, we collectively followRead more »

My Love Affair with the Pope

What is it about an elderly man ascending to the Chair of Peter that causes me, an old Baptist girl, to swoon?  I swell with pride, myRead more »

Raising Heaven-Bound Children: Dumb Saints Instead of Brilliant Sinners

That’s right, I would rather raise a dumb saint than a brilliant sinner.  Why?  Because I am raising my children to be heaven-bound.Read more »

Apples of Gold

 The grocery store clerk leaned forward, voice lowered, eyes narrowed.  “Is it . . .religious?” she asked when I answered herRead more »