The Assumption: A Taste of Flesh and Blood


A Mary Moment Monday post that’s also a book excerpt In the Assumption, we get a taste of flesh and blood. It’s a mystery of the Rosary that, to me, blends the joy of family members all hugging each other with the brilliancy of great details. Details make all the difference, don’t they? Knowing that […]

Thank You for Supporting Pregnant Women!

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THANK YOU! We raised $5,250 through our Indiegogo site and an additional $500 that was mailed in, for a total of $5,750. $5,750! That’s 575 books to be divided between these 15 pregnancy centers: Birth Choice of Dallas – Dallas, TX The John Paul II Life Center – Austin, TX Pregnancy Aid of Snohomish County […]

211 Books Funded So Far

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We’re at 211 (and a half) books funded so far for the Lenten Project:   Of the $500 matching grant we received late last week, we’ve raised $355 so far. (Woo-hoo! Thank you!) Now, in case you’re coming to this for the first time…Ave Maria Press and have partnered to provide spiritual support […]

Supporting Moms and Praying for Cardinals

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— 1 — We’re up to 176 books funded and 49 funders for the Lenten project! UPDATED: You guys are amazing… as of 11:30 a.m., we have 183 books funded and 51 funders…which means, thanks to the matching grant explained below, we have 14 new books added! THANK YOU! (That’s 1830 – 1760 = 70, which […]

The First Project

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And, because it’s Quick Takes Friday, which is practically a Blogging Must, we’ll do it in–you guessed it–seven takes! — A Lenten Project — This Lent, Lisa Hendey and I wanted to tap into the generosity of the community and our passion for the important work at pregnancy centers. My book, A Catholic Mother’s Companion […]

Pregnancy Centers Needed!

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Over at, we’re on the brink of an initiative that I’m verrry passionate about. We want to provide A Catholic Mother’s Companion to Pregnancy to pregnancy centers free of charge. But before we can do that, we need a listing of centers that are interested in being part of the initiative. Can you help? Or do you know […]

Here I am…in audio!

Here’s some fun stuff: Mary Moments are baaaaack! If you’ve been missing them (or you’re wondering what I’m talking about), check out iPadre 282 (and the music is beautiful too). I’m honored to be a guest again on Among Women, one of my favorite podcasts hosted by the ever-awesome Pat Gohn. We talk pregnancy and […]

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