I Got Married Today: #NationalMarriageWeek

Lisa and Greg

This Sunday started like any other one… but the fact that I was home for Mass at my parish for the first time in over a month was cause for a mini celebration. And I don’t say that lightly! I’m in love with my parish, my pastor is amazing, and very few things in life [Read More...]

Bishop Tobin: “We’ve Got to Do Something”

I LOVE the type of transparency and openness which is at the heart of today’s article from Bishop Tobin of Providence. In the piece, he expresses his concerns openly and with empathy as he addresses pastoral care for divorced and remarried Catholics. Bishop Tobin’s remarks point to a compelling dialogue which will likely unfold at [Read More...]

Sweet Tweets for 2/14/14 — The Extra Sweet Valentine’s Day Edition

Call me unromantic, but I have never been a huge celebrator of Valentine’s Day. Several years into our marriage, Greg and I settled into a “no present pact” that is a gift all in its own way. It relinquishes me from trying to figure out something cute to buy my minimalist husband to share my [Read More...]

Kimberly & Rob: A CatholicMatch Made in Heaven

Tissue warning! What I’m about to share with you will definitely be better than any major motion picture you’ve watched lately. It will fill your heart with joy at the sheer potential of love — real, chaste, beautiful, unbridled love. It will remind those of us who were married what it felt like to anticipate [Read More...]

DOMOMAP: Defense of My Own Marriage Action Plan

I’d like to weigh in on the big news of today in my own way, since I lack the insight, eloquence and also the guts of some of my fellow Patheos bloggers. There are so many educated insights floating around, so rather than blogging today I spent my day praying about what — if anything [Read More...]

Looking for Love in All the Right Places

I have a lot of single friends. Sometimes, I play the “matchmaker” game in my head, shifting their Facebook photos mentally into lines and then pairing them with other, seemingly compatible friends. Since I’m a wimp, I hesitate to go the extra step of actually introducing them to one another. Unlike one of my sisters [Read More...]


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