Author Archives: Nikki

A Few Thoughts on the Sacraments

There were about five million topics of which Jason and I just scratched the surface when we were on the Journey Home so I wanted to give a little detail on at least one of them. Maybe in the future … Continue reading

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Music in the Catholic Church is a Whole ‘nother Animal

Here is a great letter to Mark Shea from a recent convert regarding music and how it related to his family’s conversion to the Catholic Church. I never really bought into the music scene as a protestant (as in, I … Continue reading

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Saints and Selfies

Crawling from under my blogging rock to mull some thoughts over, after some serious social media burnout. Maybe it’s due to old age? I don’t know… Anyway, what if social media had been available during the time of any of … Continue reading

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Dragons and Paper Clips

For the handful of people that read our blog: yes, we’re still breathing. Between the new baby (who is slightly needy), a sort-of potty training 3 year old, homeschooling one of our 3 school aged kids (why do I only … Continue reading

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Today marks a very special day for our family: In addition to celebrating the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, it’s also the one-year anniversary of our reception into the Church! What an amazing year it has … Continue reading

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The Reformation Crashed Our Party

As our daughter prepared to celebrate her First Communion, I was somewhat conflicted about how we would celebrate. What came to mind first was all the stories I heard as a grade-schooler from my Catholic friends about their big Communion … Continue reading

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The Final Installment: Lame Lies about Women and the Catholic Response to Said Lameness I Find Compelling

Greetings from your occasional-blogging friend. Life has been crazy busy here and I haven’t written as much as I would like to but seeing that this is the month in which we honor mothers, as well as Mary, the Mother of the Church, I really wanted to … Continue reading

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