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My latest book: The Handy Little Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours. Order your copy today! Kindle copies are available now; print books will be released March 27, 2023.

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Catholic Mom Christmas Gift Guide

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The Beatitudes and Francis of Assisi: Bible Study of Matthew 5 by The Hagios Project

Befriending Joseph: Finding Faith, Hope, and Courage in the Seven Sorrows Devotion by Deacon Greg Kandra (Ave Maria Press)

God’s Superheroes: Amazing Catholic Men by Mary Bajda (OSV)

God’s Superheroes: Amazing Catholic Women by Mary Bajda (OSV)

Let Go of Your Fear: Choosing to Trust Jesus in Life’s Stormy Times by Gary Zimak (Ave Maria Press)

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before by Kendra Adachi (WaterBrook)


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I’m a contributing writer for this beautiful prayer book: The Ave Prayer Book for Catholic Mothers from Ave Maria Press. 80 Catholic women have shared prayers from the heart and reflections on their favorite prayers.










New from Our Sunday Visitor:
Simply Faithful Catholic prayer journals in two beautiful themes

Our Lady of Lourdes

Sacred Heart of Jesus




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Review: Little Drops of Water Catholic plush toys

Recipe: My Grandmother’s Stuffing (for Thanksgiving or anytime!)

Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prolife? Give, Don’t Gloat.

Recipe: Cider Donut French Toast

Recipe: Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies (or get creative and stuff with other treats!)

Recipes: Granma’s Irish Biscuits and Irish Soda Bread – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Christmas cookie recipe

Simply Catholic Prayer series

Recipe: Espresso Chip Cookies Three Ways

Simply Catholic: Prayer as Praise

Advent Resources for You and Your Family (plus, where to keep the candles!)

Recipe: Almond Cookies for the Feast of St. Francis

Recipe: Inside-Out Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe: Chicken with Carrots and Zucchini

Recipe: Giant Double-Chocolate Cranberry Pecan Cookies

Recipe: Blueberry Muffins (my mom’s favorite!)

Recipe: Raisin-Walnut Babka

Recipe: Chicken with Lingonberry Sauce

Giveaway: Stories of the Saints (closed now)

Distracted by St. Joseph

Pre-Advent Giveaway (closed now)

Recipe for National Chicken Pot Pie Day: Chicken Pot Pie (8 or 12 servings)

How I Do Meal Planning

Catholic Momcast: Meal Planning in the Real World

Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie (it’s not pretty, but it tastes great)

Recipe: Shortcut Shrimp Lo Mein

Recipe: Fettuccine with Lemon and Scallops (for two) at

Recipe: Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

New recipe: Barbecue Chicken Pasta Skillet

Profile article on National Catholic Register blog

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