Saturday, February 11, 2017
The Number One Practice of a Pro-Family Priest: a Short Homily
It's not unusual for priests and laypeople alike to lament the lack of families in the Church. Many times we know people who self-identi...
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Sin in the Sixties: Catholics and Confession, 1955-1975
Given that most of my life these days consists of doing laundry, picking up shoes, and feeding little people, it is a bit surprising to me...
Sunday, October 9, 2016
Blessings of a Large Family: Different Ages!
Back when I was a new mom, with only one very frustrating toddler, I used to have times when I just wished she was older. I could see t...
Monday, May 18, 2015
"I don't know how you made it through this tough winter, with five kids, including a newborn!" Someone said this to me rece...
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Yes, I'm a Stay-at-Home Mom. No, My Time is Not Expendable.
Finally finishing my Ph.D. gave me the privilege of saying that I "don't work." Today I encountered that question that m...
Monday, March 9, 2015
Recently I read an article entitled " Why everybody loses when we sugarcoat NFP " by Jenny Uebbing . Uebbing notes that one common...
Sunday, March 8, 2015
The Definitive Answer on Observing Lenten Resolutions on Sunday
I consider myself to have above average knowledge on the topic of penance, since I have spent a lot of time researching and writing about th...
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