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Book Review: Talking to God by Julie Cragon

Book Review: Talking to God by Julie Cragon

Get your hands on this new prayer book by Julie Cragon, but don't read it all the way through. That's not what Talking to God is for. It's a small book (on purpose), just right to slide into your handbag for easy reference in prayer emergencies. Julie Cragon's book is...

The Treasure and Value of Family Storytelling

The Treasure and Value of Family Storytelling

One of the best ways to keep your family close as it grows and adds members, either by birth, adoption, or later on with your child’s own marriage and children, is to integrate storytelling into the rhythm of your family life. Storytelling need not be elaborately...

Invitation Challenge

Invitation Challenge

Good Morning! Thank you for registering for the Dynamic Women of Faith conference. The phone has been ringing off the hook! Here are the answers to some commonly asked questions, CLICK HERE. If you have registered more than one person, I trust you have emailed us the...

Book Review: True Radiance by Lisa Mladinich

Book Review: True Radiance by Lisa Mladinich

 Lisa Mladinich’s book True Radiance is subtitled “Finding Grace in the Second Half of Life.” That subtitle! Since I read this book, I guess I’m admitting that I am squarely in the second half of life. Now, I don’t mind the gray hairs that are appearing with increased...

Device Dilema During Lent

Device Dilema During Lent

  I decided to give up Facebook for Lent.  It was a good decision, because I knew I had begun to fall into pattern of sin that, while predictable, had snuck into my less-than-conscienous thought.  I found myself comparing myself to others on a daily basis....

Ashes to Go !

Ashes to Go !

I know most Catholics are off Facebook for Lent. Not me! I would like to share the  JOYS of technology... this Lent. My daughter was getting on the GO TRAIN this morning to go to school (university) and guess what's at the GO STATION for commuters going downtown?...

Questions About the Conference

Questions About the Conference

1. Who are the speakers this year?       Dynamic Women of Faith       Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle, Author, EWTN TV Host Anne Jamieson, Director of Catechesis, Archdiocese of Hamilton Deacon Douglas McManaman, Author Sister Maria Kateri, Sisters of Life Dorothy...

Proud of Self Hatred? Suicidal thoughts? Phony?

Proud of Self Hatred? Suicidal thoughts? Phony?

PROUD OF YOUR SELF-HATRED? "Stop! Let me tell you what the Lord said to me last night." –1 Samuel 15:16 Saul "erected a trophy in his own honor" (1 Sm 15:12), though he was little in his own esteem (1 Sm 15:17). People who are proud of themselves often hate...

Divinity Revealed to Women

Divinity Revealed to Women

I recently was asked by someone to explain why the Church didn't elevate women (as priests etc.) in the early days of Christianity. This is the part in the conversation when internally, I start to look like an old Bugs Bunny cartoon with steam rising from my ears and...

Transubstantiation: A Big Change

Transubstantiation: A Big Change

There are certain fundamental precepts or teachings about our Catholic faith that we must know. The teaching of transubstantiation is one of them. It's a big word, with tremendous meaning and powerful implications for our life. Whenever someone complains about a...

Believe in Miracles Literally

For  reflections on the gospel  readings visit www.myCatholic.com.  Jesus "broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples to distribute. He divided the two fish among all of them and they ate until they had their fill." –Mark 6:41-42 In the Christmas season, we...

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