Faithful Not Successful

One, holy, catholic, apostolic

This is part of a series about our 2017 pilgrimage to Lourdes with the Order of Malta American ...
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A visit to Our Lady’s house

This is part of a series about our 2017 pilgrimage to Lourdes with the Order of Malta American ...
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7QT: 7 Days in Lourdes with the Order of Malta (and Cardinal Dolan!)

This is part of a series about our 2017 pilgrimage to Lourdes with the Order of Malta American ...
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The privilege of praying for others

This week, I have been chatting with various members of the Order of Malta as we prepare for ...
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A Sabbath year

A few weeks ago, I got an email from another special needs mom, someone I don't know directly ...
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Suffering, redemption, and standing in the gap

I have spent most of the last twelve months answering the inevitable question, "How's Oscar?" by trying to ...
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In God’s hands, or how to live in a state of chronic hypervigilance

A few weeks ago, Oscar spent several nights in the hospital for complications from a respiratory infection. Bronchiolitis ...
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The way of the mustard seed: Dying to the self you thought you were

One of my very favorite movies as a child was The Neverending Story. I was completely captivated by ...
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3 ways to live Lent when you are already in the desert

Our weekly schedule is a finely tuned and intricate machine that hums along beautifully, like a gorgeous circus ...
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10 ways to love a special needs family

Every family faces a crisis at some point, and even close friends can feel uncertain how to help. ...
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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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