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Author Archive: Molly Milroy

Molly Milroy graduated from Texas A&M University and has served the church as a Youth Minister, Director of Religious Education, and Campus Minister. She has a passion for women's ministry and the New Evangelization and is a founding member of the Catholic Woman Conference for the Diocese of Duluth. Molly writes for a variety of regional magazines in the Midwest.

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Enter Light

December 22, AD 2015 1 Comment
Enter Light

It’s the week leading up to Christmas Day. The hustle and bustle is apparent; stress vividly displayed on mother’s touting their toddlers in and out of stores while carrying five bags of more needed stuff, pine trees sparkle with tinsel and homemade ornaments, the Christmas carols blast from your radio station. It truly is the “hap-happiest season […]

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Open Letter to Life 97.3

November 24, AD 2015 0 Comments
Open Letter to Life 97.3

The following is an open letter to the radio station that I listen to for most of the year. Dear Life 97.3, That time of the year is upon us, the time when I most want to have uplifting music, music that walks with me in my spiritual life, but alas, I not only turn off your […]

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7 Websites Every Catholic Should Visit

September 29, AD 2015 9 Comments
7 Websites Every Catholic Should Visit

There are many great Catholic websites on the web, but have you heard of these seven?  1. Tiny Saints These pocket size little caricatures are the perfect accessory to any Catholic. They”re hip, they”re cool, and they”re “pretty much the coolest saint charms ever.” Wear as a necklace, put on your keychain, tag on your dog”s […]

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Apps, Maps, and Shrinky Dinks

July 14, AD 2015 4 Comments
Apps, Maps, and Shrinky Dinks

Three weeks ago as my phone lay dying in its own pool of battery loss, I had to make a decision. Do I finally upgrade and join my comrades in the Smartphone lifestyle or do I continue with my Stegosaurs model maintaining an old school rap of reading paper maps and checking email on (gasp) […]

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The Whisper of the Salve

February 25, AD 2015 1 Comment
The Whisper of the Salve

The whisper of the Salve Regina echoes in my heart, a distant memory of chant at the Benedictine Monastery. …the January night sky glittered above with the sparkling of lighted stars. The long endless country road that dips and winds to the brothers’ abode. The moonlight shining on the silent fields creating snow crystals waiting […]

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Chin Up!

February 5, AD 2015 1 Comment
Chin Up!

Last week I spent some time in south Florida. To relax and    unwind I disconnected from my material world and meandered on the beach. There is an incredible amount of interesting shells, birds and critters that span the shoreline. On this rare occasion I witnessed a seagull devour an octopus. But as I walked […]

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A Simple ‘Yes’

December 2, AD 2014 1 Comment
A Simple ‘Yes’

I like to watch things grow. Three pine trees were planted in my front yard when I was a little girl. They were so small we could jump over them. Throughout the years I would watch them grow. They became too tall to jump over. Then taller than my brother. Now they are as tall […]

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Mary and Litanies and Titles, Oh My!

September 9, AD 2014 2 Comments
Mary and Litanies and Titles, Oh My!

My niece sent me a text the other day that said, ‘Thanks auntie.’ Auntie. It’s a title that I carry with such pride. One of the greatest joys in my life is being able to help mold the character of my nieces and nephews. Each of us hold different titles. From mother to father, sister, brother, […]

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Martyrdom in Mosul

August 13, AD 2014 4 Comments
Martyrdom in Mosul

When I heard of the atrocities happening in Mosul this past week, I couldn’t believe it. I still can’t. This is happening in our world today? I know there are bad things happening all of the time. I know there is evil. But I couldn’t wrap my mind around such brutality, such fierce evil. After […]

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St. Anne Novena

July 17, AD 2014 2 Comments
St. Anne Novena

I’m going to let you in on a secret. When you type words into a search engine and then click on a link, the owner of that link (blog, ecommerce site, etc.) can see the words in the search that led you to their blog. For instance here are some screen shots from the singlecatholicgirl.com search engine results. July […]

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Five Books That Changed My Life

June 17, AD 2014 16 Comments
Five Books That Changed My Life

Books come into our lives at different times for different purposes, sort of like friends. And like friends, some have a great impact and stay with you forever. Here is a list of five books (aside from Sacred Scripture) that buying cialis online safely have changed my life. It is not a reflection of the five […]

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Modern Day Saints

April 22, AD 2014 1 Comment
Modern Day Saints

This upcoming Sunday we will celebrate the canonization of two historical Popes, men who not only contributed greatly to the church but have loved with such passion and zeal, they illuminated Christ himself. As we look to their canonizations, we are reminded that we are all called to be saints. Every single one of us. […]

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…and the Life of the World to Come

March 25, AD 2014 2 Comments
…and the Life of the World to Come

***Spoiler Alert for The Good Wife*** The Good Wife is a Sunday night drama about the intricacies of law, life and love. I first became hooked a year ago after watching an episode with my mom. It’s her favorite show, and is now mine. Until last night. I can’t decide if it’s still my favorite […]

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From Precious Moments to Ignatius Press

January 28, AD 2014 3 Comments
From Precious Moments to Ignatius Press

I think I’ve owned a total of three Bibles in my life: 1. My pink Precious Moments Bible from my childhood. 2. The New American Bible (NAB) that showed me Catholics had ‘extra books’, given to me by the TEC community. 3. The one my homegirl, Shawn, the hippie mystic that she is, suggested I […]

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2014, Moment by Moment

December 31, AD 2013 3 Comments
2014, Moment by Moment

It’s that time of the year again, the last day of the year. A time for us to reflect, look back upon this past year of our lives and all it contained. The joys, the sorrows, the mishaps, the successes. The births and the deaths. It’s a time to reevaluate our lives. It’s also a […]

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