The Church, our Mother, knows that we need two seasons of discipline. Lent is for justice. Lent is when the hands of the Divine shake us from our sinful stupor. Lent is for chastisement – a face-to-face encounter with the cost of Love. We hear the Lord’s reproach on Good Friday and feel the full [...]
Author Archive: Elizabeth Hoxie
Elizabeth Hoxie is a recent grad of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA where she studied biology and Catholic theology. She married the love of her life in October 2010 and she and her husband, Nathan, welcomed their first son, Peter, in August. Elizabeth is taking a leave of absence from medical school to focus on being a full-time mommy. The Hoxie family is about to embark on an adventure in military life where Nathan will serve in the United States Air Force.
Lest you think I’m writing about the “other” cafeteria Catholic as one standing in judgment, I want to give you a little back story. I grew up in a bona fide bonnet-wearing, “in the world but not of it” Christian cult. While its members were salt of the earth, the leadership was corrupt as can [...]
Adam McArthur is a husband, a father, and a faithful Catholic. He was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer which has been rated as stage three. He and his wife Vanessa have three young boys. In this show, we hear from Adam as he tells his story of hope and faith. Please keep [...]
This article originally appeared at Finding Great Joy as part of Cynthia’s wonderful mother-to-mother series. Please take a moment to stop by Finding Great Joy and read through the archives. Cynthia has many beautiful and encouraging words for women striving to be holier wives and mothers. Early in our marriage, a wise priest counseled my [...]
If you travel in Catholic circles for long enough, you’ll encounter those people at some point. You know, the aunt who only goes to Mass on Easter and Christmas. The couple who loudly dare the old man in Rome to try and enter their bedroom. Doesn’t he know most Catholics use birth control? The aging feminist [...]