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Black Lives Matter from Conception Until Natural Death

Hillary Clinton, speaking in a Baptist church in Columbia, South Carolina on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, courted black voters as she sympathized with five black mothers whose children had died by gun violence.  Does Clinton really think that too many blacks have died violently?  How then is it that in receiving the Margaret Sanger award […] Read More

Seventy Reasons to Celebrate Your Baptism

In his Sunday Angelus remarks on January 10, 2016 (the feast of the Baptism of the Lord), Pope Francis told the people present that they should know and celebrate the anniversary of their baptisms. Here are 70 reasons to celebrate your baptism! *CCC stands for The Catechism of the Catholic Church. “Holy Baptism is the […] Read More

Are You Afraid To Go To Confession?

Maybe you think you have sinned too much and your life is too messed up for God to be able to straighten it out through the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Maybe you think your sins are so awful or so embarrassing that you will shock the priest and that he will look at you weirdly in […] Read More

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Everyone’s a Bit Knotty

When glancing over the myriad of Marian devotions in the Catholic Church, it’s easy to find yourself pondering: “How do I pick one? Can I pick only one? In the end, aren’t they all just prayers to Mary?” Yes, our Marian prayers do all end up in the same place, in God’s hands through Mary. But, the long list […] Read More

Mysterious Love

“6 But the righteousness based on faith says, Do not say in your heart, “Who will ascend into heaven?” (that is, to bring Christ down) 7 or “Who will descend into the abyss?” (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead). 8 But what does it say? The word is near you, on your […] Read More

Love, Not War (support our Troops regardless of personal opinion)

Let’s face it, we don’t always agree personally with the political stands that our government sends our military to face and fight and defend for us. Sometimes we are completely on board. Other times, we wonder why we aren’t already doing something. Guess what, those who are in the military agree with all of the […] Read More

5 Tips to Balance Studenthood and Parenthood

As a newly-wed when people asked why Shaun and I were putting off children for a few years, our answer was always consistent. We wanted to set ourselves up to allow me to be a stay at home mom from the beginning. This is a goal that I in no way regret and I am […] Read More

The Dawn of the Culture of Life

Sister Esther Marie and I had the privilege of attending the Vigil for Life Mass and the March for Life which occurred in Washington, D.C. on January 21- 22, 2015.  At the Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception I counted more than 40 Bishops in the opening procession.  The procession itself, which […] Read More