First Sorrowful Mystery

The Agony in the Garden Fruit of the Mystery: Accepting God’s Will “We shall find our little ones again up above” by Jennifer Kenning “I’m sorry, I cannot find a heartbeat.” My heart began to race. I couldn’t believe it. I had just felt her kicking during early labor at home. When did  pregnant today.Continue reading “First Sorrowful Mystery”

Fifth Joyful Mystery

The Finding of Jesus in the Temple Fruit of the Mystery:  Joy Heaven is Worth It by Hannah Marks I was sitting in the waiting room of my OB-GYN’s office, waiting to be called back for my yearly checkup.  That office brings back so many emotions every time I enter it, but at this particularContinue reading “Fifth Joyful Mystery”

Third Joyful Mystery

The Nativity of Jesus Fruit of the Mystery: Poverty of Spirit A Light to Guide Us by Jeannine Barthel I was in the bathroom at a grocery store in Munising, Michigan, staring at two pink lines in unbelief.  It’s not like I didn’t know HOW it happened, but how did it happen?!  We were carefulContinue reading “Third Joyful Mystery”

First Glorious Mystery

The Resurrection of Jesus Fruit of the Mystery: Faith What Kind of Catholic Am I, Anyway? by Sarah Bradley My six year-old son is a champion evangelizer—he wears his Catholic faith boldly and proudly on his sleeve. (Case in point: the conversation about angels he roped his pediatrician into when the doctor innocently asked himContinue reading “First Glorious Mystery”

The First Glorious Mystery

The Resurrection of Jesus Fruit of the Mystery: Faith God’s Gift to Me: Faith in My Ability to Be a Mother Even before my third child was one year old, I was cleaning out her clothes. The donation pile grew, despite any reservations or nostalgia I had for the little rompers and newborn pajamas thatContinue reading “The First Glorious Mystery”