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Forgiveness: The practice of still loving another, even when they haven’t...

She broke the rules. Snuck a cookie. Hid it behind her back, ran into the other room, chewed it up in two bites and...

Isn’t that what love asks of us? Love asks that we...

Every morning, as we wait in the drop-off line at school, my daughter Rose and I share a pack of Belvita breakfast cookies. It's usually...

It’s perfectly fine to struggle, we know that we can lean...

Right above my desk, hanging on the wall with a crumpled piece of Scotch tape, is a card someone gave me last March. "You are...

Lent proves that we can endure, and ‘do hard things’

"You can do hard things." The text flashed on my phone, the words precisely what I needed to see at that moment. I was sitting on...

We wait in joyful hope for the coming … of being...

Our bedtime routine with our 3-year-old daughter is quite simple. Bath. Nighttime snack of strawberries and grapes. Read books. Brush teeth. Potty. Say our prayers....

My saint friends bring comfort and an opportunity to learn: Katie...

"Hey, babe, grab the saints blanket, will you?" I called out to my husband. A few moments later, he returned with a black blanket, the...

Fleeing with the Lord as storm headed to the Gulf Coast:...

We fled. We woke up early, checked the weather reports, turned on the news and hastily packed the car, cramming in essentials: wedding photos, clothes,...

Keep in mind that faith is not only taught, but caught:...

"Mom, you too slow. I do it." The almost 3-year-old began to say the Hail Mary, complete with a little head bow at the name...

Check out this young man’s really cool path to priesthood —...

Andy was my sister’s friend and I’d see him from time to time when I came home from college. Nice kid. But then one summer,...

Returning to Mass: Embracing the familiar, adapting to what’s different

The first weekend of quarantine, my husband and I decided we were not going to attend Mass. Things weren't publicly suspended yet in our...

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