• All the Thoughts During Pregnancy

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    I’m writing this as I approach 39 weeks in my first pregnancy. The first trimester feels like eons ago, but I remember this crazy mix of emotions and wondered if anyone else thought these thoughts. So, here you go. You’re not alone!

  • The Ultimate List of Catholic-Friendly Charities & Nonprofits 2024

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    I’m thrilled that this list of Catholic-friendly charities continues to be my most popular post – it just goes to show how generous all of you are! I’m going to keep updating it as I find new Catholic-friendly charities.

  • The List of Catholic Christmas Gift Guides 2021

    This is a compilation of the different Christmas Gift Guides from Catholic bloggers/websites. I will keep updating as I find more. This list is inclusive, so if you have a gift guide that you wrote up and want it added, just let me know.  It seems like a lot of small businesses are encouraging people […]

  • The List of Catholic TV Shows & Films 2022

    Welcome to the current list of Catholic-themed TV shows and films you can watch online on sites like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO, and more!

  • My Favorite Fair Trade Clothing Brands

    If you found this post, then I’m guessing you already know you want to start/continue shopping for Fair Trade Certified clothes, so I won’t go into why I love FTC and what it’s all about here. We’ll save that for another blog post. I’m also going to create a list of ethical clothing brands that […]

  • 31. The Audio Bible Super Production: How You Can be Part of It

    Today I’m talking to Krzysztof Czeczot, the founder and director of the Audio Bible Super Production.   A couple of months ago, I heard about a project called the Audio Bible Super Production. It’s a 3D audio experience of the bible, which was already very successful in Poland. Now, it’s coming to the United States! Not […]

  • The Wisdom from ‘Circle of Life’

    If you had told me that there was actually something to glean from an old Disney song stuck in my head, I would’ve laughed. Recently, my mom asked me to edit the song “Circle of Life” into a shorter version for an upcoming show. She’s a figure skating coach. Her little gaggle of tots would […]

  • 30. Gloriam Marketing: What Catholics can Learn from Jesus about Marketing

    Emily Ricci is the founder of Gloriam Marketing, a Catholic marketing agency. They work with churches, business and ministries to promote their services in a faith-based way. We talk about: Biblical principles about marketing The temptation to make your number of followers your idol  Marketing tools from the Apostles  How Jesus met people where they […]

  • 29. Financial Independence for Catholics ft. Katie & Andrew Laflamme

    Today, I’m talking with Katie and Andrew Laflamme about the FIRE (financial independence – retire early) movement and personal finance from a Catholic perspective. Katie & Andrew met as missionaries and now have a baby girl with another baby on the way! Check out Andrew’s blog, A Fire of Faith.  Resources discussed: The Root Collective: […]

  • 28. Investment Funds for Catholics to Consider: Part 2

    Let’s talk more investing! Catholics can also consider Biblically Responsible Investing (BRI) funds. These are not specifically designed according to the USCCB investing guidelines, but it’s very similar. Here are some of the most popular fund families to check out: 1) Inspire Invest ETFs. Full disclosure, I own BIBL in one of my retirement accounts. […]