Faithful Not Successful

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6 Great Sensory-Friendly First Communion Dresses

Spring and Easter are coming, and that means 'tis almost the season for dozens of First Holy Communions. ...
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The Message of Lourdes (Free eBook)

I made something for you! Today is the first day of the novena to Our Lady of Lourdes. ...
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In Which We Learn that My Book Has a Title!

I'm delighted to announce the title of my forthcoming book with Ave Maria Press! Awakening at Lourdes: How ...
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What Br. Juniper and St. Thomas Aquinas teach us about intellectual disability

I'm blogging at Accepting the Gift this month for the back-to-back feasts of Juniper and Aquinas! The best ...
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The Best Books on Disability That I Read in 2020

I've always been a voracious reader (and proclaimed it publicly when I shared my Goodreads 2020 Year in ...
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I’m Launching a Newsletter

Hello, reader! And hello 2021. Popping in briefly to say that Great Things are Afoot with my writing ...
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The Disabled: Modern Missionaries Inside the Church

On December 3, Pope Francis marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a profound statement, one ...
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Why Jesus Coming in Weakness Matters to Special Needs Families

What I love about Christmas, as a special needs parent, is the same thing I love about Easter: ...
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My Rosary Story: Muscle Memory

[Ed: CatholicMom.com invited its authors to contribute personal stories of the rosary in our lives to celebrate October, ...
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A New Chapter in Catechesis for Persons with Disabilities

{This post originally appeared at Accepting the Gift and is reprinted here with permission.} In late June 2020, ...
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Christy Wilkens

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I’m a Catholic wife, mother of six, and writer who wrestles with the problem of pain. What does faith look like in times of adversity and struggle? I’m so glad to have you here, joining the conversation. Learn more about me 🠖

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