A MOTHER’S REFLECTION ON THE PRESENTATION IN THE TEMPLE

This article is part four in a series reflecting on the Joyful Mysteries from a mother’s perspective. You can find part one on the...

NATIVITY OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

SOLEMNITY: JUNE 24 John was Jesus’ cousin and his birth was foretold by the angel Gabriel six months prior to Mary’s Annunciation. Thus we celebrate...

JUNE 23, 2024 GOSPEL REFLECTION

Sometimes it can be tempting to think that the Apostles, or any of the saints had everything figured out from the moment of their...

¡SAGRADO CORAZÓN DE JESÚS, PONGO MI CONFIANZA EN TI!

Mientras ponía a dormir a uno de mis gemelos en la cama, no pude evitar sentirme fascinada por el inmenso amor que le tengo...

A MOTHER’S PRAYER

A mother in Wisconsin wanted to know how to pray for her family. Like many people, Robin Brenner of Sacred Heart parish in Reedsburg,...

“BUT I LOVED THAT KID”

In my experience, the spiritual life has been a series of conversions. Not a lightning bolt flash of light type of conversion, but periods...

A MOTHER’S REFLECTION ON THE PRESENTATION IN THE TEMPLE

This article is part four in a series reflecting on the Joyful Mysteries from a mother’s perspective. You can find part one on the...

KIDS BOOKS FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY

I am a huge American History buff and so far, at least one of my four kids have taken on my love of history....

THE MANTRA OF MOTHERHOOD

“Offer it up” was a phrase I heard quite often growing up, mostly from my mom who learned it from her mom. It’s a...

NATIVITY OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

SOLEMNITY: JUNE 24 John was Jesus’ cousin and his birth was foretold by the angel Gabriel six months prior to Mary’s Annunciation. Thus we celebrate...

JUNE 23, 2024 GOSPEL REFLECTION

Sometimes it can be tempting to think that the Apostles, or any of the saints had everything figured out from the moment of their...

ST. JOHN FISHER & ST. THOMAS MORE

MEMORIAL - JUNE 22 St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More were both martyred by King Henry VIII in England over the indissolubility of marriage....

CHRIS BAYARDI

Chris Bayardi was born and raised in the northern panhandle of West Virginia. As a little kid in the small town of Wheeling, he...

MAKING SPACE IN THE BUSY

Our family has had an insane last few weeks. Between all of the end-of-the-year school events (I’m a proud mom of a new Kindergarten...

KEVIN MUIR

Born into a Catholic family with three sisters and a brother, Kevin Muir’s life originated in Vermont. However when he was seven, his parents...

POLITICS ROOTED IN SIN

Much is discussed during election season: political party propaganda, taxes, the economy, and especially how much the opponent doesn’t have a decent or intelligent...

FROM WATER TO FIRE

The state of the Catholic Church is western society is currently less than desirable. While many good things are happening in many communities, generally...

THE TUNNEL MONTHS

When I was a seminarian as a collegiate student, the older guys and our formators warned us about the ‘tunnel months’ whenever our second...