I’m Catholic because…

Tonight as I was putting Rosalie to sleep, I sat rocking her and thinking about all the gifts my faith has given me. It occurred to me that since I let my 3 Reasons (I love Catholicism) series go, I haven’t talked much about the “why” of my faith.  This week seems like as good a […]

3 Reasons, Easter Edition!

Why hello there!  Here’s your long overdue Easter edition of 3 Reasons I Love Catholicism.  Without further ado, I present to you: ~1~ Lent is over.  OVAH, I SAY! Lent is very very difficult for me.  Muy dificil.  I do not like, it, no I do not.  But since I complained about that in the […]

3 Reasons I Love Lent

  -1- It gives me superpowers. I have a confession to make.  I don’t love Lent.  It’s difficult and sacrificial and hungry and loooooooong.  I guess that makes the title of this post a little confusing.  Here’s the deal: all of those awful things about Lent are actually things I need to experience from time […]

Church Windows, 3 Reasons, and Blogging Fun

Blargh.  I’m running late for everything this week.  Not really news for me, except this blogging thing is usually so much fun that I put it before other things like budgeting, lesson planning, and sleeping.  But this week has been epic.  EPIC. Otherwise known as, “Well hello there February!  I wondered when you were going […]

3 Reasons, Vol. 10: Miscellany

Welcome to the late-January edition of 3 Reasons I Love Catholicism.  The Advent edition was so super-duper special.  I’m just in awe of all you linkers and commenters.  Your thoughts and ideas inspired me and made my Advent all that more special.  I’m going to hop right into my 3 Reasons, but be sure to […]

3 Reasons I Love Advent

Each month I host a link-up entitled “3 Reasons I Love Catholicism.”  I love hosting this link-up so much, and reading everyone’s take on Catholicism.  We’re all different but there are some truly inspiring things about our faith.  It feels good to share those things with each other and the world. This month I decided […]

3 Reasons, Vol. 8

Welcome to the 8th edition of 3 Reasons I Love Catholicism.  If you’d like to see the history behind this series, check out the original post, or the previous editions. To everything there is a season… ~1~ All Saints Day (TODAY!) I am terrible at celebrating saints feast days. Just awful. I never make the cool recipe, or […]

3 Reasons, Vol. 7

Welcome to the 7th edition of 3 Reasons I Love Catholicism.  If you’d like to see the history behind this series, check out the original post, or the previous editions. I’ve been a little distracted this week (recovering from vacation, as well as planning a birthday party for this weekend) so I was having a […]

3 Reasons, Vol 6

It’s the 6 month anniversary of 3 Reasons I Love Catholicism!  Have you linked up lately?  No? I’d love to have you back.  Check out the previous link-ups for more information on the hows and whys. I’m taking the writing advice of Elmore Leonard via Simcha Fischer and leaving out the words readers skip.  Enjoy this month’s […]

3 Reasons, Vol. 4

For more information on the Hows and Whys of this monthly link-up series, read the original instructions.  For inspiration, you can check out the April, May, and June editions. ~1~ The relationship between Judaism and Catholicism In college I flippantly told a Jewish friend that if I weren’t Catholic, I would be Jewish.  I realize […]