What We are Doing to (try) to Keep Our Kids Catholic

I listen Catholic radio quite a bit and many of the callers who are former Catholics say things like this: “I went through 12 years of Catholic school, church every Sunday, I was an alter server, but I never encountered Christ the way that I have at my current church.” “I was raised Catholic, attended…

What if Our Children Leave the Church?

// This post contains affiliate links. Please see my About page for more information. // This is a question my husband asked me a couple of years ago when we went on a World Wide Marriage Encounter weekend. I could write a whole post about this amazing program, which helped strengthen communication within our marriage…

There is Something I Think You Should Know

While I know and feel God’s love now, I also know what it is like not to. It can be hard to understand (and believe) that there is one who loves us more than all we will ever know.

How We Are Observing Holy Week

We are smack dab in the middle of Holy Week! Has this Lent gone by fast to you? It sure has for me – but I LOVE Holy Week, so I am savoring each day. This year my family and I decided to give up screen time for the entire week. This doesn’t mean that…

Let Us Love and Encourage One Another!

Yesterday, while picking up a prescription for one of my boys, I overheard an exchange between a Pharmacist and a Pharmacy Tech. As the Pharmacy Tech was looking up the prescription I needed, she turned to the pharmacist next to her and said, “So what are you doing for your birthday tomorrow? I know your…

Feeling Like an Outcast in God’s Family

You know that feeling you get, whether it is a big event, a meeting, or even just a conversation within a small group, when you suddenly think: “What am I doing here? I don’t really belong. I don’t quite fit it.” When I find myself in those situations, it feels a little awkward and uncomfortable….

{{YOU}} Can be a Joy Filled Catholic!

I don’t always enthusiastically jump into the air, while walking through a flowery meadow – but when I do, it’s because I am a Joy Filled Catholic! Actually, that’s not even me, but that is how I feel inside when I think of the awesomeness that is the Catholic Church. It really truly is –…

Catholic Bible Journaling

// This post contains affiliate links. Please see my About page for more information. // I have not always been very good about reading the bible. I’m actually not an avid reader in general, which has always made reading the bible seem like an impossible task. In the past, I would always crack open the…