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Book Review: The Catholic Advantage

The Catholic Advantage: Why Health, Happiness, and Heaven Await the Faithful by Bill Donohue divulges the reader with insight into why those who practice a religion, and specifically Catholicism, have an advantage in living a full and happy life here and in Heaven versus those who live a secular existence. I’m not going to go into great detail about what... [Read more...]

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St. Rose of Lima quote

Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven. -St. Rose of Lima  Read More →

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The Mystery of the Annunciation

The liturgical seasons of the church are a cyclical faith experience of the life, death and resurrection of Christ. We anticipate in Advent and celebrate in Christmas and Easter. We go about our daily duties St. Therese style in Ordinary Time and reflect on Christ’s passion during Lent. Each season of the Church offers great insight and opportunity to... [Read more...]

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Mary and Litanies and Titles, Oh My!

Marian titles and learning to live up to ours

My niece sent me a text the other day that said, ‘Thanks auntie.’ Auntie. It’s a title that I carry with such pride. One of the greatest joys in my life is being able to help mold the character of my nieces and nephews. Each of us hold different titles. From mother to father, sister, brother, son, daughter, friend, boss, co-worker, neighbor, etc. And each... [Read more...]

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Sunday Girl

It’s my parents 50th wedding anniversary. My dad always tells the story of how mom and him dated. She was his Sunday girl. I love that. You see, my dad dated a few girls at a time. On Friday night he took out one lady and Saturday night another. But my mom was his Sunday girl. They would meet for Mass and then go out for brunch. Each girl knew that the... [Read more...]

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