This Advent, “Let Love Be Your Order”

This Advent, “Let Love Be Your Order”

Hi, friends! I’m thrilled to share with you this preview of our upcoming Pray More Advent Retreat!  It’s an online, self-paced retreat that I produced that you can participate in wherever you are & whenever you have the time. Our goal here is to...
Catholic Wife Gift Guide

Catholic Wife Gift Guide

Gift-giving is one of my love languages, so I put together this list of gifts I’d give to someone I love in case you needed some ideas for the people you love… Let’s start with this post from the archives that’s definitely worth reading: Last...
Preparing for Jesus’ Birth

Preparing for Jesus’ Birth

I’ve been living in a seemingly perpetual-Advent the past few weeks because I’ve been working on The Pray More Advent Retreat (more on that in another post). And you know what? I love it. I love Advent.  Our whole lives are a bit of an Advent, aren’t...
My Mass Takeaway

My Mass Takeaway

I’d like to talk about Sunday’s second reading for a minute… The line that gets all the love all the time (and for good reason) is: “I can do all things in him who strengthens me.” Yes. (Yes!) But I want to look closer at what comes...
A woman who kept praying even when it seemed useless

A woman who kept praying even when it seemed useless

When I was visiting my parents over the weekend, we were flipping through old family photos, and I found a report I wrote on St. Anne — the first paper I wrote about her, when I was in the fourth grade. This was years ago (it feels like forever), but the last...
Envy & The Catholic Wife

Envy & The Catholic Wife

Our priest spoke about envy in his homily yesterday. He said he suffers with it from time to time. And the truth is, so do I. It’s such an ugly thing to admit. It’s embarrassing. And, it’s destructive. It can just devour you. It steals from us joy,...