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Pray the Rosary

By Kim Roberts As October and the month of the rosary draws to a close, I can’t help but reflect on the goals I set for this month and did not achieve. As the month approached, I told myself I would pray the rosary every day without fail. I planned to deeply meditate on the […]

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Are We Ascending?

By Greg Zambrano   There are so many amazing stories of the Bible that really inspire, while at same time instruct and catechize you. One bible passage that I really enjoy is Genesis 28:10-17 – Jacob’s dream of the stairway to heaven. It is a short story in the bible that kids could really enjoy. 

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Got Milkweed?

By Charla Misse When I see a butterfly, I am reminded of the miraculous transformations allowed by our supremely powerful and omniscient God in the Luminous Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. I think of all the opportunities we have for change in our lives and the great mercy that our Lord extends to us.

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When You Have Nothing to Write About

By Sarah McDonald I am going to be really honest here. Sometimes, there is nothing to write about. Sometimes life is hard, really hard – exhausting. Sometimes family life, work life and even faith life are all overwhelming, and it’s hard to find words.  Sometimes, in the midst of your mind being so full you […]

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Having the faith of a child!

By Gavin C. Lewis When my family and I evacuated for Hurricane Ida, I really had no expectations on when we would return. I made the same mistake I did during my Hurricane Katrina evacuation – I only packed three outfits, two pair of shoes, forgot a few items and shrugged it off like we would […]

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Words can soothe or harm

By Michelle Macicek There have been a couple of situations recently that I have either been involved in or heard about that have reminded me of the power of our words. The words we speak can be a tool with great power to share the truth that God has given to us in sacred Scripture, […]

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Grateful for the Best Church Ever

By Gina Sternfels Mass had just ended, and my son, Ivan, exclaimed, “This was the best church ever!” It is a true treasure for my son to have the ability to share that thought with me at the most perfect timing. I love when I hear my son say unique phases that he puts together […]

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God’s Unconditional Love

By Charlotte Phillips The other day after dropping my daughter off at ballet, my middle son and I made a quick trip to Target. As we were pulling into the parking garage, I noticed an elderly couple going to their car. The wife sat in her wheelchair as her husband lovingly pushed her chair. The […]

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Standing on My Head

By Jenny Dendinger Every day before her afternoon nap, my daughter gleefully grabs her favorite book for me to read. It’s the cutest little story of a goose that is feeling sad and wanting a hug. He tries to tell his friends what he needs, but instead of listening, they keep guessing how they can […]

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Tradition Accentuates Christ While Tying the Knot

By Megan Lacourrege This September, I had the joy of standing in my cousin’s wedding. The whole evening was beautiful. I was most intrigued that, during the ceremony, the couple chose to tie what’s called a “unity cord.” The cord was made of three strands of rope each converging from a different direction, symbolizing the […]

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Do Mommies Get Sick?

By Ana Borden My oldest son recently had a revelation. As members of our immediate family got sick one after the other this past week, I took care of each them with very little rest while continuing with the usual busyness of child care, home making and working. It led him to ask me, “Do […]

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