Spotlight on Clergy Abuse

Important to understand: 1. Many claims of abuse are exaggerated. 2. Many claims are against deceased priests who cannot defend themselves. 3. The Church has already taken MANY steps, and continue to do so, to correct wrongs, and to prevent abuse from taking place,...

Dear Mainstream Media, We Know What You’re Doing

Today my feed was inundated with Pope Francis supposedly relaxing the rules on abortion. Except that’s not quite accurate. He didn’t relax the rules on ABORTION per se — it’s STILL considered a sin in the Catholic Church — always has...

Let’s Talk Submission (Part 1)

Let’s Talk Submission Part 2: Some Practical Suggestions Let’s Talk Submission Part 3: Last Thoughts Last week, a friend asked me if I had a blog post on submission. She asked,”Does that mean we (women) don’t get to have opinions?” I...

Our Homeschooling Story, Part 2, and Favorite Sources

Part 1 is here. And so our journey began anew. As I mentioned in the previous post, I found an awesome online support group: Catholic Charlotte Mason (aka CCM — they still exist, if you would like to join).  I also had the local support group plus several...

The Future Church: Truth Has a Way of Getting Out

I am both hopeful and despairing when I think of where America is today and where she’s going in terms of the faith. On the one hand I am very much encouraged by what I see as a burgeoning men’s movement, which can only lead to good things. Authentic...