Cultivating Religious Vocations within the Domesti...

Feb 10, 2014 by

My freshmen year at Benedictine College, one of my closest friends delighted us all with news that he was headed for the seminary. A young man with strong devotions to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Blessed Mother, Chris’s talents were in making people laugh and making people pray. His...

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Happy World Marriage Day!

Feb 9, 2014 by

Almighty and eternal God, you have so exalted the unbreakable bond of marriage that it has become the sacramental sign of your Son’s union with the Church as his spouse. Look with favor on us your servants, whom you have united in marriage, as we ask for your help and the protection of the...

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Frugal February: Practical Tips for the Temptation...

Feb 4, 2014 by

Happy Frugal February everybody! It’s our annual “celebration” of reining in impulses and money in an effort to return to being excellent stewards of our cash. December involves extra shopping anyway, and January almost always has some residual financial looseness from Christmas...

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Why Pinterest is Good for my Soul

Jan 27, 2014 by

I’m pretty active on Pinterest. My go-to for home improvement fantasies, gift ideas, and thousands of recipes I won’t live long enough to cook, it’s become a place where the well of inspiration never runs dry. And thank God for that! Among the multitude of fashion and beauty pins,...

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The Domestic Church: Forever Open to Life

Jan 6, 2014 by

{This video kills me. I could watch it a million times. Family life – no matter how many souls under your roof – can be tiresome and tough, as is evident between the young parents. Kiss a clean house goodbye. Quality time together. Quiet. Peace. …but say HELLO to laughing like...

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