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Another Disney review

By Kristen Bourgeois   The new Disney movie “Encanto” was just released, and everyone is talking about it.  The music is great, and there are a lot of great takeaways from the movie. If you have seen the movie, then please continue reading this blog. But for those who haven’t seen the movie yet, heads […]

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We are all born with the same goal

By Greg Zambrano We are all born with the same goal – to be with our creator in heaven. In forming our soul or gaining spiritual maturity, prayer is very important. In a relationship with Christ, he thinks of us all the time, always by our side waiting for us to speak to him.

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You don’t need to be “Supermom” to be a super mom

By Megan Lacourrege This Christmas break, my entire family got sick. I think all families can understand how trying the situation can be. In my family, I tend to be hardest hit by illnesses. I was laid up in bed, and I felt useless. Thankfully, my husband was available to help with our kids, which […]

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New Year Hope

By Kristy Solis The new year has begun! What do you look forward to in a new year? What does your family look forward to in a new year? My children said “peace” and “turtles.” My youngest daughter is obsessed with turtles. Yet, turtles have been known to symbolize peace. Sounds good to me. May […]

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It Is Me Who Makes My Motherhood

By Mary Bruno As I passed through those first several years of infertility, glimpses of pregnancies and conversations about motherhood grew increasingly painful. As a 20-something year old, you tend to be surrounded by people growing their families and obsessing over the details. I was obsessing over surgeries, blood draws, ibuprofen and wondering about God’s […]

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Take little steps to achieve 2022 goals

By Gavin Lewis Each year, many of us set a goal or resolution to start the new year. We might want to spend more time with family, lose weight, read more, go to the gym, work out daily, get closer to God, etc. These are all goals we vow to keep, but we find ourselves slowly moving […]

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Marriage During the Pandemic

By Kim Roberts Pope Francis released a letter during the Christmas season for married couples around the world. He wrote about his desire for families to feel his “affection and closeness at this special time,” which has been plagued with a pandemic and rolling lockdowns. He said that the situation that individuals, families and married […]

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Welcome 2022

By Ty Salvant A new calendar year often feels like a reset, a chance for growth physically, spiritually, mentally, educationally or emotionally. This is the time of year where resolutions, goals, plans, intentions are set for the year.

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The Light of the World

By Charla Misse When you enter a church, do you check whether the sanctuary lamp is lit?  Do you know what this is and what it signifies? I have found that quite a few children as well as adults are unaware of this holy and awe-inspiring symbol. As with many traditions, over time, it can […]

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Making Time for God in Prayer

By Charlotte Phillips As we reach the end of another year, many of us have begun to think about our new year resolutions. Exercising more, making better food choices and less screen time seem to regularly be at the top of everyone’s list. For anyone looking to make more time for God in prayer in […]

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The Gift of Giving

By Michelle Macicek Where does joy come from? My guess is that people will answer this question with a variety of answers. When we turn to sacred Scripture, we hear one resounding answer. Joy comes from following Jesus. Sounds easy right? So why aren’t we all picking up our crosses and sprinting to follow him?

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