Kitchen Cleanout

By Emily Cavins   This year has been a year of downsizing for our family. My mother sold her big house, and so countless items had to find new homes as her apartment could only hold so much. [...]

This Day

By Lucy Johnson   Recently, I attended a two-day Catholic women’s conference about four hours away from my home.  In an effort to save money, I drove with three other women and shared a [...]

What Good Are You?

By Heidi Hess Saxton   Just a few days ago, the Gospel narrative was of the overly generous mother of the sons of Zebedee, who offered her two beloved sons as the right (and left) hand men [...]

Mary of Magdalene

By Sharon Wilson   Mary of Magdala is my patron saint and today is her feast day.  She is the saint name I took for my confirmation.  Through the years and through my reconversion to the [...]

God’s Plan Is Greater

By Anne Carraux   By the time you read this July blog, it will be the thick of summer vacation in Minnesota.   In Minnesota, we brace ourselves physically for the onslaught of cold for such [...]

The Moments You Don’t Share on Instagram – And Why They Matter Most

By Caralyn    “’My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on [...]

Point to Jesus

You, my child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High; for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way, to give his people knowledge of salvation by the forgiveness of their sins. [...]

Tiny Seeds, Plentiful Branches

By Angie Koenig I love that Jesus taught the multitudes in parables. It’s almost like He knew we needed our life lessons delivered through relatable anecdotes so we could understand.  Our God is [...]