I never felt a weight associated with the liturgical seasons until I had children. From the moment I held my eldest son, I knew I had the grave responsibility to raise him as a good Catholic in a world that, at times, can be a … Continue readingMy Liturgical Suitcase: The Penitential Psalms
Most Christians believe that once they get to Christmas day that they have finished the Christmas race. It’s Jesus’ birthday and as of December 26th Christmas is over. As Catholics we know that Christmas Day is simply the beginning of the Christmas season. Up to … Continue readingThe Twelve Days of Christmas
1) GO TO MASS Most parishes offer at least one community Mass on holidays. What better way is there to start any celebration than with worship, community, and the Eucharist. I like how Mass in the morning focuses me. I am able to avoid getting … Continue readingSEVEN WAYS TO CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY
Since I am almost entirely Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is every day. His medals are worn by two of our children, his prayer is a common choice for the mornings, and his biography by Tomie dePaola is regularly plopped in my lap by a child … Continue readingA Day for Feasting
Catholic Sistas celebrates three years TODAY! How did time fly by so quickly? We’re not sure, but we ARE sure of is that we want to celebrate YOU instead of us by hosting an amazing giveaway that includes CASH and PRIZES. Here’s what YOU can win: … Continue readingGIVEAWAY: 3rd Time’s the Charm – Everyone Wins!