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The Ten “Love” Commandments

By Hilary Scheppers     “Love is the fulfillment of the law.” – Romans 13: 9-10 On St. Valentine’s Day of lovey-dovey-ness, we have a communal opportunity to show our love for one [...]


By Roxane Salonen     My high-school math teacher introduced me to the concept of K.I.S.S., or “Keep it Simple Silly.” It was his way of helping us boil down numeric [...]

The Gift of Jesus

By Lynda MacFarland     I love the story of the presentation of Jesus in the Temple. The two people who have spent their lives awaiting the promises of God, Simeon and Anna, finally [...]

A Fruitful Life

By Kristin Molitor     “But those sown on rich soil are the ones who hear the word and accept it and bear fruit thirty and sixty and a hundredfold.”  Mark 4:20   As I prayed with [...]

Before The Breakthrough 

By: Caralyn   Confession: In the nine years that I’ve lived in New York City since college, the city has definitely taken its toll on this midwestern gal: I no longer wave at people [...]

Without a Sword

By Hilary Scheppers     Prayer before reading: Thank you for this day, Lord, where we can learn about who You are through Your written Word. Thank you, Lord, for this community of women [...]

Quitter’s Day

By Sharon Wilson     Today is dubbed as “Quitter’s Day” and marks the day that most people give up on their New Year’s resolutions, including me. At about this [...]

A Honey-Do List for the Lord?

By Sherry Antonetti    “Speak Lord, your servant is listening.”   I thought about how we might try saying this before the Eucharist while in adoration.  How often do we ask God to listen to all [...]