She Told Us So

Hell froze over when I chopped off my hair for the official mom’s haircut. (My husband’s smile froze, too.) Then pigs started flying when I

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So You Want to be a Deaconess?

Women deacons, why not? Ever since the Second Vatican Council implemented the vision of the Council of Trent to restore the permanent diaconate, the question

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Then God Spoke to Me

Some stories are better left untold. I am about to say was filed under that category for the past sixteen months. But I have come

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Unpacking The Rhineland Mystics

Books on spirituality and \”self help\” line the shelves of bookstores, stories on the same topics call at people from the magazine racks. The millions

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Breaking Our Partisan Chains

If you’ve been following the litigation challenging the now-infamous Health and Human Services mandate requiring employer-provided group health plans to cover abortifacients, sterilization, and artificial

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Motherhood

Happy Mother’s Day! Alright, it’s five days early; doing things early is about the only way I can make sure that they happen on time

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My Encounter with God

Invariably, before reading the various news sites in the morning, I first scan the Drudge Report. Generally, the headlines are not toasty fuzzy to say the least. Yesterday,

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Sometimes, Holiness is Boring

I was complaining to my husband the other day that there aren’t any prominent married saints – at least none who actually lived the sacrament

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Our God is Love and Light

It was about a month ago when a mainstream liberal news publication here in the Philippines published a statistic study that claims that one out

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