Category Archives: Family

Synod on the Family 2014

There is a lot of media attention on the Family Synod most of it terribly wrong.  To get away from the misinformation I have been trying to get through the actual synod document provided on the Vatican website.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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World Cup Diving Is A GREAT Kids Game

I, along with the rest of the world, have been glued to the World Cup.  Of course the diving is always a topic of discussion and I have to admit that these players make soccer look more painful than childbirth. However, … Continue reading

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Mom’s Can’t Be Stylish…or Can They?

One of the most startling realizations I have had, since becoming a mom,  is how hard it is to look put together.  I mean, having a shower or doing my hair never took a colossal amount of planning before. I am … Continue reading

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Screaming at the Font

Well, God didn’t waste anytime letting me know how hard it is going to be to raise your kids Catholic. I thought I had at least till the age of thirteen. Nope. It has already started and our daughter hasn’t … Continue reading

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We Need to Pray For Catholic Marriages

I recently read a column in my archdiocesan newspaper pointing out the fact that we pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life, but we don’t pray for the vocation of Catholic marriages.  At first, I thought why would … Continue reading

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My Husband Rocks!

I’m a high school teacher and everyone I tell that to, tells me I’m brave.  Yes, I do have to put up with students laughing as I nearly get hit with a frisbee in PE class or the “chastity talks” … Continue reading

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It’s okay if we’re not Mother Theresa

Last Sunday’s sermon focused on the call to holiness and what keeps us from striving for that holiness. Yet, I felt that the sermon fell short and while it was trying to motivate us to be holy, I’m not sure … Continue reading

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