Catholic Women's Blog

Hope for the Broken

April 7, 2014 Written by Katie Hartfiel
As a teenager whose heart was beaten and bruised through the pain of my parent’s divorce, I didn’t think so. To say I was bitter would be an understatement. My response to our broken home was a promise to ensure I would never relive such rejection. I built a wall…

Starting Over

March 12, 2014 Written by Anonymous
I had no idea how prophetic those words would become. I had just told my Godmother that I was planning on moving in with my boyfriend of a year and half, and I promptly ignored her.  Because of my choices, I had already allowed sin to take hold of me,…

Getting Married . . . in 3 Days!

March 5, 2014 Written by Catherine Ciarallo
Chastity was once a virtue I dismissed as something that applied to “those religious types” who were brought up in the Church. I conjured up every reason imaginable to excuse myself from its demands. I told myself that purity was abnormal, and I settled for living a life that deadened…

To the Girl without a Father

January 28, 2014 Written by Maura Byrne
The most pandemic wound of our world is fatherlessness. Every little girl yearns to be pursued by her father. She desires to be wanted. She asks the questions, Do you delight in me? Am I worth fighting for? Do you want me? Do you see me? Do you value me? Am…
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