Tag Archives: Women

For All the Saints: Catherine of Siena

Fearless. Bold. Doctor of the Church. Poet. Mystic. Stigmatic. Correspondent of Popes and Royalty. Correspondent to the Faithful. Action-oriented contemplative. Saint Catherine of Siena was all these and more.

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Leah Libresco Casually Dates The Disney Princes… (Friday Funnies)

My blog neighbor Leah loves musicals. Leah writes a lot about some strange phenomenon she calls casual dating. Joe Six-Pack has no idea what that even is.

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This Thai Life Insurance Commercial “Gets” Marriage

To have and to hold, from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and in health, to love and to cherish, to death do us part. Tissue alert!

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Your Marriage Quote of the Year

  This works both ways, I hope. When a guy is happily married, no matter what happens at work, no matter what happens the rest of the day, there’s a shelter when you get home. There’s a knowledge, knowing that … Continue reading

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Unpacking Pope Francis’s Interview (Part II) UPDATED

I’m back to unpacking Pope Francis’s interview, though the world seems to have moved on. Last time we left off with thoughts on aligning our minds with the mind of the Church, and I’ll will pick up from there.

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Trappist Nuns in Syria to President Obama: Send Us Your Prayers, Not Your Missiles UPDATED

We heard from Pope Francis earlier today, but how about testimony from folks who are a little closer to the action? Catholic World Report has a letter from Cistercian nuns who moved their monastery to Azeir, in Northern Syria, back in … Continue reading

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Thanks to Our Mothers: Past, Present, and Future

This Sunday in the United States is when we celebrate our mothers. Though it’s a secular holiday, it’s one of the best ones on the calendar. I want to wish a Happy Mothers Day to all of the mothers out … Continue reading

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The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, are such Joyless, Dour, Creatures…

Can’t you tell? Me neither! Guess what else?

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Pia de Solenni Will Be On HuffPost Live Talking About “The Church Youth Want” UPDATED

The segment is scheduled for 11:00 AM Eastern time. You can view the discussion at the HuffPost Live website. Who is Pia de Solenni?

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Making the Connection Between the Pill and Water Pollution

So what does a playwright, TV writer, and author know about water pollution and heightened levels of estrogen in our drinking water? I’m glad you asked. Way back in 2009 (practically the Stone Age), Susan Kim opined on her Huffington … Continue reading

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