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A Catholic Sistas Review:Stay Connected

REVIEW: Stay Connected – Journals for Catholic Women

the day I received this book, I grabbed my water bottle, my snack, my unopened mail packages, and a notepad and pen. Once I got settledRead more »

Advent Traditions–The Jesse Tree

Our parish priest despises the Jesse Tree. Sadly it is for good reason. As a seminarian, the liturgy director absolutely forbid ChristmasRead more »

When the Kids are Gone: Tips for Single Parents

Being a single mother is stressful. It’s challenging and chaotic. It’s so easy to be stretched too thin and exhausted. What’s even harder,Read more »

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How Our Advent Tree Came To Life

In today’s world, we find Christmas decorations fighting with Halloween items for space on the store shelves. It is easy toRead more »

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Do the Thing You Hate for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

Like, if you EVER – and I mean E-VAH – saw me doing this, you should probably look for the four horsemen of the apocalypseRead more »

2018 Advent Photo Challenge

Advent begins in less than a week! And, like last year, it’s a pretty short Advent too. The fourth week of Advent is only two daysRead more »

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 »

My Baby’s Vocation: Reflecting on Pregnancy with the Benedictus

How do you even describe pregnancy? I’m 28 weeks pregnant. TWENTY-EIGHT WEEKS.  This baby is coming, and she is coming SOON. Read more »

How to Get Through Deployment Happy, Healthy, Holy

We recently bid my husband farewell on his second deployment after a grueling year of work ups. It’s been three years since the last timeRead more »

That I Might Be Perfected In Him

That I Might Be Perfected in Him

I believed that with my whole being, but what were His grand plans for me? In reality, He has chipped away at my ideas of greatness andRead more »

Give the World Your Gifts

I’m not a writer by trade. In fact, English was always my worst subject. However, when I saw the call for single parent writers, IRead more »

Don’t Come In Yet, It’s A Mess!

Photo by Gades Photography on Unsplash Have you ever had that moment of panic when someone shows up at your door unexpectedly? You inviteRead more »

The Official Catholic Sistas 2018 Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

You’ve joined the Christmas Shopping Challenge in order to enjoy a more peace-filled Advent. Well, NOW it’s time to peruse thisRead more »

Inspiration–Let’s Be It and Receive It!

Why are so many of us are walking around tired and defeated? God did not design us to be tired and defeated! God designed us to know him,Read more »

Shall We Gather?

Have you ever had one of those moments when you are certain of the presence and love of God? Although I’d had it on my schedule forRead more »