Make this Advent different

Hey, my Momnipotent ladies! It’s been a while since I checked with you here, but since I know you are all my sisters of the heart, I am hoping that we can connect with each other this Advent season. You… Read More →

Maroon 5 and the Feminine Genius

Is it me, or is Maroon 5′s new hit “Sugar” a tribute to St. John Paul II’s concept of feminine genius? Maybe I am just looking to excuse the fact that I have been playing this song pretty much non-stop… Read More →

Women Who Do Not Fail

In this week leading up to Mother’s Day, I thought it would be nice to spend a little time each day, sharing thoughts with you about the dignity and value of motherhood. Also because of Mother’s Day upcoming, I have… Read More →

What is your plan for Lent?

UPDATE: The giveaway is now closed. Our randomly selected winner of the free Restore registration is MJ from comment #24. thanks for your participation! Are you feeling burned out, boxed in, and beat up? Are you craving refreshment? Ash Wednesday… Read More →

Why We March for Life

(I wrote this column for the Washington Post a couple of years ago. I thought I would re-run it here, in honor of the 42nd Annual March for Life taking place in Washington, D.C. today.) An unborn baby’s heart begins… Read More →

Mommy Wars, Schmommy Wars

The media’s notion of the “Mommy Wars,” where briefcase-wielding career women face off against stroller-pushing homemakers, is largely a fabricated stereotype. Some mothers work because they want to. Some mothers work because they have to. Especially in tough economic times,… Read More →

Pope Says to Listen to Your Mother

Did you feel just a little bit better appreciated, loved, respected, and listened to as you got out of bed this morning? Well, that would be because before you even woke this morning, Pope Francis was busy reminding the world… Read More →

O Emmanuel (God With Us)

LATIN: O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, exspectatio gentium, et Salvator earum: veni ad salvandum nos Domine Deus noster. ENGLISH: O Emmanuel, God with us, our King and lawgiver, the expected of the nations and their Savior: come to save… Read More →