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The Death Penalty Dilemma–Part 3

In my second article on capital punishment, I explored why death penalty alternatives for the intractably violent do not work. LifeRead more »

St. Hannah Pray for Us

I am going to take this opportunity to introduce you to a saint that I have developed a special devotion to, St. Hannah. St. Hannah is theRead more »

My Soul Proclaims the Greatness of the Lord

And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.  Today, we celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.  Based in both Sacred Scripture andRead more »

No MisConception, Here!

Imagine for a moment that you could choose your mother. Unrestricted by time, out of all the women in the world, you can handpick the womanRead more »

Catholic Child winners are…

Well, before we get to the fun stuff, let me just drag you through the selection process this time. No, you say? Oh, ok. Scroll down if youRead more »

Angelic Faces for your Tree!

As I mentioned in a previous post, today (December 6) is the Feast of St. Nicholas. According to the St. Nicholas Center, one of theRead more »

Hail Mary, With Broken Fingers

Hail Mary, with broken fingers There is goo stuck on you. Blessed are you as you sit over our band aids, And blessed is the childRead more »

CHRISTmas Traditions: keeping Jesus at the center

Germany has long been on the forefront when it comes to Christmas traditions. From composing Silent Night (“Stille Nacht! HeiligeRead more »

Splendid Sundays: Peace on Earth

Second Sunday of Advent Lectionary: 5 Open today’s readings in another window to read along. Reflection “For he proclaims peace toRead more »

Mary, did you know?

There is a song I hear around this time of year that gives a different perspective of Christmas to those who hear it. Mary, Did You Know?Read more »

A Bitter Pill, Indeed

“Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen to do more harm.” –George Eliot In 1968, PopeRead more »

It’s a MYSTERY…

Think back to when we were kids – waaayyy back for some of us {{cough, cough… ahem}} – and try to remember what the wordRead more »

Cinderella Story?

Cinderella story? Well, sort of… Love at first sight? Maybe. All I know is the first night I met my husband I was smitten. We talked forRead more »

Bearing False Witness

Election season is upon us. We’ve already been treated to debates among the potential Republican nominees and poorly-veiled campaigning byRead more »

One last rally for Christmas shopping giveaway – HUZZAH!

Do you get tired of giveaways?  If so, you need to look away. And you might want to stop reading our blog because I LURV me some giveaways.Read more »