Come Holy Spirit

By Gaby Smith

Come Holy Spirit. These three words are so simple, yet so powerful!

The Holy Spirit is a great guide for us in today’s world. Each day can be tricky, especially when life throws curveballs at you. Read More

Happy Marriage = Happy Kids

By Stacy Lamorte

Have you ever had one of those days when it seems that everything that can go wrong does go wrong? Doesn’t it seem like our families seem to get the brunt of the backlash? Things that wouldn’t normally annoy us tend to be glaring flaws. Read More

Mommy, What’s It Mean to be Pro-life?

By Sarah McDonald

One afternoon after picking my children up from school, my 8-year-old asked me a question I was not ready for, “Mommy, what’s it mean to be pro-life?”

It’s an easy question to answer, right?

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Tradition Not Yet Lost

By Charla Spalluto Misse

My husband was confirmed Catholic as an adult, just after our first child was born.  I am exceedingly grateful that we share the same faith and have many opportunities to grow and praise together.

He attended RCIA at St. Patrick’s on Camp Street where he thoroughly studied the catechism.

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Focus on Family: Pro-life Parenting in an Anti-Life Society

By Ana Borden

Increasing policies to protect the unborn are inspiring times bringing more awareness and value to the sanctity and advocacy for life, not only for babies in their mother’s womb but the aging and in the prevention of suicide. Read More

4 Easy Steps to Get Your Priorities Straight

By Courtney Elmer

You’ve heard it a million times: “Make sure you’ve got your priorities straight!”

But, how do you actually do this with constant demands on your time and attention? Read More

Worshiping God Without a Voice

By Leslie Bertucci

Very early in my faith journey, God gave me the gift of worshiping him through song and helping others to do the same. Read More

There Is No Place Like Home!

By Kristy Solis

One night, my family was watching a classic family movie that spans time, “The Wizard of Oz.”

The endearing through-line “There is no place like home! There is no place like home!” played over and over. Read More

Blessing a Dorm Room

By Kim Roberts

When my children went to college, my husband and I wanted to make sure they were prepared in everyway possible.

Solid Catholic education – check; love and support from family – check;

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Mothers’ Morning of Reflection

By Katie Almon 

“Blessed is she who assists at the bedside of the sick and the dying.
Blessed is she who ignites the spark of knowledge in a young mind.
Blessed is she who gives holy counsel to women in crisis pregnancies.
Blessed is she who lovingly opens her home to welcome another’s child.
Blessed is she who grieves the loss of her own child. Read More

Still Learning the God Offers Comfort Amid Sorrow

By Kristen Bourgeois

It’s been a few years since my conversion but the concept of “carrying my cross,” is still one that I am learning to put into action.

I’m sometimes all too familiar with my crosses; and pay too much attention to the negative aspect.  Now that I’ve identified this cross; which is always the easy part; now what?  What does it “look like” to carry my cross and follow Jesus? Read More