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Lexie Metzler4 The Love of Lexie

4 The Love of Lexie

I post about DIY projects, lifestyle, fashion, beauty reviews, and other inspirational things. I am targeting a secular audience in an effort to slip in messages of faith in my posts, gently evangelizing the Catholic faith. I do it this way in order to build trust with my audience and slide in messages of Christ rather than to be rejected from the start. My plan within the next few years is to God-willing turn it into a Catholic ministry for young women.

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caitlynCaitlyn Anderson

Mrs. Andy, Anchored by Faith

I am Caitlyn Anderson, founder of Mrs. Andy, Anchored By Faith. I’m a blogger, fur-mama, Navy wife, and Catholic: in reverse order. I use my blog as a way to share my Catholic beliefs and how I use faith to navigate marriage, family, health, and military life! I do my best to link everything about my life- mind, body, and soul- back to my faith in God and my relationship with Jesus Christ. I hope that by sharing how the faith keeps me anchored in my crazy life as a young adult and military spouse, I can inspire others to anchor themselves in faith and face their temporal and spiritual storms knowing God is by their side. I am available for freelance writing opportunities and sponsored posts.

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The Average Catholic Mama

I’m Aubrey, just your average catholic mama looking to be a breath-of-fresh-air blogger, helping and/or entertaining women with my experiences as a catholic wife, mother, and overall woman!

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anni.pngA Beautiful Camouflaged Mess of a Life

A Beautiful Camouflaged Mess of a Life

Anni is a proud Army wife to her husband Chris and mother to their young children. She has a BA in History, a Masters in Social Work, and has worked with disabled veterans, troubled teens, and in early childhood intervention therapy. Since the birth of her children, she has dedicated her time to volunteering with several military chapel communities. She blogs about topics of Catholicism, parenting, and military life at A Beautiful Camouflaged Mess of a Life. You can also follow her on Instagram at beautifulcamouflagedmess, or on Facebook at A Beautiful, Camouflaged Mess of A Life.

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Sarah Carey headshot.pngSarah Carey

Quelpart

Sarah Carey is the founder and blogger at Quelpart. The unique name for her blog stems from the French name of the Korean island on which she taught English for a year. After years of admiring the beauty of Catholicism, in April 2017 she was confirmed in the Faith. Using Quelpart as her platform, Sarah discusses issues of religion and everyday living. She hopes that her writing will illuminate the beauty of Catholicism while drawing men and women closer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In the past, Sarah’s writing has been featured in The Young Catholic Woman, The Fulbright Korea Infusion, The Catholic Millennial, and Pink Pangea (among other places). As of January 2018, she serves as a regular contributor at Catholic Stand.

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CatholicApps.com

CatholicApps.com was created in response to the call to evangelization from Saint John Paul II, and then continued on through Pope Benedict, and of course the call for deeper evangelization from Pope Francis. We aim to review, and share a lot of catholic apps that can help you deepen your own Catholic faith, or share unique Catholic apps that allow you to share and evangelize your faith with family, friends, and anyone you have a relationship with.

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Catholic-Link

Catholic-Link

Catholic-Link is a Catholic portal full of resources for the New Evangelization. We are more than 40 young professionals from around the world, putting our gifts to the service of The Church. This is our way of contributing to the apostleship of The Church. Evangelii Gaudium!

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Catholic Pilgrim

Amy Thomas is the founder of Catholic Pilgrim. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and a Master’s in Applied Behavioral Science where she focused on sexual violence crimes. She worked as a counselor/advocate at The Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center in Panama City, Fl. She has given talks in high schools, police departments, mental health facilities, hospitals, and churches on the topics of dating, domestic and sexual violence. In 2009, she converted to Catholicism and considers it one of the greatest blessings of her life. As one of her favorite Catholic writers, Matthew Kelly, says, “There is genius in Catholicism,” and she fully believes that this is true. Becoming Catholic has been like opening up a treasure chest and she loves sharing her faith. Catholic Pilgrim is a place for anyone who believes that there is more to life than what our culture offers us.

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annie.pngCatholic Wife, Catholic Life

Catholic Wife, Catholic Life

Pray More Novenas

Annie is a writer and producer. She runs a prayer ministry with her husband, called Pray More Novenas. She has a heart for the sick & suffering, and she writes about living with greater faith (hope & love, too) in this imperfect world as a Catholic wife on her blog, Catholic Wife, Catholic Life.

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Catholic Women Run

The mission of Catholic Women Run is to strengthen Catholic women’s understanding of their faith by training their minds and bodies. Our vision is that every Catholic woman will recognize that the Church is relevant to their search for health and happiness through physical fitness, good nutrition and meaningful personal and professional relationships.

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kristiKristi Denoy

The Hail Marry Blog

The Hail Marry blog was designed to offer support for young Catholic newlyweds, marrieds, and families. We offer support through an online community, blog posts, the FIAT: Faith in All Things podcast, and speaking engagements.

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Sara EstabrooksSara Estabrooks

To Jesus, Sincerely

Hi, I’m Sara!  A Catholic wife, mathematician, former teacher, sometimes artist, and mom of 3 who loves the mystery of the Holy Eucharist.  When I visit Jesus in Adoration, I write my prayers down to help me stay focused.  And then I bring it to you.  I’m here to open wide the doors of my heart and let you in on my joys, my struggles, my questions, and my life lessons.  I invite you to pray and reflect along with me.  Together, we can lift our mind and hearts to God, seeking to walk the path of holiness He sets before us.

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Mary GouletMary Goulet

Mary Goulet Media

Mary has been a radio host/podcaster for 15 years. She’s also had her own nationally syndicated cable TV show. She is an award-winning author of three books, and an engaging speaker. She’s been featured on The CBS Morning Show, Montel, and Dr. Phil three times and on fifty morning shows across the country. She’s been profiled in countless articles and interviewed on over 100 radio and morning shows. Devoted to Our Blessed Mother and Jesus she is known for teaching the power of the Rosary. She hosts a weekly podcast on going with your gut, listening to your soul, prayer and the beauty of staying calm, being kind, and having patience. Her show is titled The Mary Goulet Show; Cultivate a Rich Interior. Her podcast can be found on iTunes under The Mary Goulet Show and also posted on her website. Mary is a volunteer and lector at her local parish in Encinitas, CA. She is a mom to two teenage girls.

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Gracewatch Media

Gracewatch Media is a Catholic micro-publisher leveraging new technologies to publish books and digital media that evangelize the world with beauty. Our primary imprint, Peanut Butter & Grace, publishes resources that help Catholic parents raise their kids in the faith. Starmaker Books is our juvenile and young adult fiction imprint. St. Gerard Books publishes resources related to pregnancy and childbirth from a Catholic perspective. And our MISSION:CHRISTIAN imprint focuses on journals and other resources that get kids ages 8-12 actively practicing their faith. The publisher of Gracewatch Media is Jerry Windley-Daoust, who hangs out in the CSMI Facebook group as often as possible. Steve Nagel, Regina Lordan, Jeanie Egolf, and Tracy Bua Smith are also associated with Gracewatch Media in different roles. What can we do for you? If your book fits with our mission and meets our standards of quality, we might be able to publish it for you…although generally we’re “booked” out up to a year. If you’d like to write a regular column for Peanut Butter & Grace and our Family Time! newsletter, contact us; if your focus fits, it could be a good source of publicity for you.

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desiree.pngDesiree Hausam

The Green Catholic Burrow

Hi, I’m Desiree. I’m a convert to the Catholic Church; I came into the Church at the Easter Vigil 2016 along with my husband Mark and our 8 children. I traveled a long road to come home to the Church. Along the way, I got my B.A. in Biblical Studies, while Mark earned a doctorate in Theology. I have been a “none,” a United Methodist, a Free Methodist, an Orthodox Presbyterian, and attempted to join the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Then, I finally found out where I had belonged all along. At The Green Catholic Burrow, I write about my own conversion to and new experiences in the Catholic Church. My focus is on creating resources to help other converts along the road home, as well as helping lifelong Catholics see their ancient faith through fresh eyes.

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Laura Durant Healing Heart of Jesus.pngHealing Heart of Jesus

Healing Heart of Jesus

Healing Heart of Jesus was created in a response to a calling to spread the message of the love of Jesus’ Most Sacred Heart and how Jesus desires to heals us with His love. The blogs posted include the author, Laura Durant’s, own personal experiences of being transformed by the love of His Most Sacred Heart, as well as prayers that come to her heart during meditation in front of the Blessed Eucharist. I’m very blessed to have been married to my husband of 10 years, as well as to be the mother of two fur babies, our bulldog Winston and sweet kitty, Jake. I am also a member of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites of the Oklahoma Province of St. Therese. Living Carmelite spiritually has transformed my prayer life and brought me to a greater love of Mary and Her Most Immaculate Heart and the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I am humbled by the many blessings Our Lord has given my husband and I in order to allow us to spread His love, and I pray these blog posts and prayers bring anyone who reads them closer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus through Mary and Her Most Immaculate Heart.

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Sterling JaquithSterling Jaquith

Coffee & Pearls

Sterling is a Catholic convert and evangelist. She puts out the Coffee & Pearls podcast every Tuesday. She blogs at www.sterlingjaquith.com. She is the creator of The Catholic Mom Challenge, which you can read about at www.catholicmomchallenge.com. She lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, their four children, and a lazy border collie. She loves speaking at conferences and retreats about her conversion story, spiritual dryness and how we can strive for sainthood in our everyday lives.

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ginnyGinny Kochis

Not So Formulaic

I’m Ginny – a passionately Catholic wife and homeschool mom to three from Northern Virginia. Professionally, I have 17 years of experience as a high school English teacher and adjunct professor with a Master of Arts in Teaching Writing and Literature. Personally, I’m a freelance writer and advocate for neurodivergent children, specifically for those who are gifted with special needs. Through my published writing and speaking engagements, I work to illuminate the true, the good, and the beautiful in everyday life. Please visit me at my online homes, Not So Formulaic (where I write about Catholic motherhood, homeschooling, and gifted and twice exceptional advocacy), and Writing Allowed (where I support families in their efforts to create a culture of writers at home). You can also find me at several other online outlets, including CatholicMom, BookShark, The Mighty, and Everyday Ediths.

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Melody Lyons.pngMelody Lyons

The Essential Mother

The Essential Mother is a resource for every woman who is caught between a passionate desire to serve and the need to heal, rest, and rise. As a homeschooling mom of 8 and a chronic illness survivor, I see a need to reach women who are seeking a restoration of joy and health (of mind and body) as they serve through their vocation. Having been a faith-based author, blogger (at Blossoming Joy), and speaker, for over a decade , I knew that I was blessed with a platform to help facilitate that healing… and The Essential Mother was born. All glory to God!

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Robert MaloneRobert Malone

The Malone Effect

Robert Malone is an Irish-born, American citizen. He is a public relations strategist, speaker, catechist, philosopher and blogger. Mr. Malone is a devout Roman Catholic on a mission to effect massive positive change in the world through the power of love. With man, this may be impossible but with God ALL things are possible.

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Monica McConkey.pngMonica McConkey

Shop: Arma Dei

Site: Equipping Catholic Families

Our shoppe, ArmaDei.com offers Catechism, Saint, Sacrament and Prayer-packed paper craft kits (available as PDFs), unique and fun quizzing cards, innovative Prayer Journal Stamps, a craft book based on the Liturgical Calendar and a Faith Journal with thoughtful prompts on the seven Sacraments and a budding prayer life. Our blog, Equipping Catholic Families, features our Catholic products while offering free crafts, activities and traditions to celebrate the Catholic Faith at home.

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Jeanie Egolf Molly McBrideMolly McBride and the Purple Habit

Molly McBride and the Purple Habit

“Catholic kids young and old are following the antics of the spunky 5-year-old redhead who dreams of becoming a nun when she grows up.” Molly McBride series creator Jean Ann Schoonover-Egolf is a retired Internist-turned homeschooling mom/author/artist. She resides in Central Ohio (Go Bucks!) with her handsome hubby, 2 darling daughters, 1 rescued “Huskador” puppy, and a fluctuating number of frogs, fish, and equines. Dr. Jeanie’s art is for sale in galleries throughout Florida and Ohio and online at Zazzle.

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Old Fashioned Girl

My name is Chloe Langr and I’m a Catholic stay-at-home wife and blogger. I blog about modern and vintage topics over at my blog, Old Fashioned Girl. There you’ll find that I’m a bibliophile who loves a good book review. I also recently started a podcast called ‘Letters to Women – Genius,’ where I get a chance to have heart-to-heart discussions with women about how they passionately live out the feminine genius in their own lives. You can find my writing on Aleteia, Epic Pew, Catholic Singles, and Project Illuminate as well!

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Amy BrooksPrayer, Wine, Chocolate

Prayer, Wine, Chocolate

Amy is a wine and chocolate lover who finds great comfort, guidance and joy in her faith. For years Amy taught high school students, but when she and her husband were blessed with a son through adoption, she became a stay-at-home mom. Amy is a wife, mother and occasional runner. She feels passionate about adoption, prayer and yes, wine and chocolate too!

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Alex R. HeyAlex R. Hey

Alex R. Hey

Author/blogger/amateur poet Alex R. Hey has had his work featured on The Batman Universe, Catholic365, and Epic Pew and in The Eagle Democrat (Warren, AR) and The Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD). His books can be found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Originally from Maple Grove, MN, Mr. Hey has lived in Sioux Falls, SD since 1995. Outside of writing, his other interests include: Following hockey and Minnesota sports teams, Batman, detective stories, community theater, and improv. To read his writings and/or contact him to work with you or speak about Saint Eugène de Mazenod to your parish/organization, visit his website: alexrhey.com.

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Leslie.pngLeslie Sholly

Life in Every Limb

I describe myself on my blog as Catholic and Southern, Wife and Mother, which gives a quick but accurate snapshot of who I am and what is important to me. I was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, where I still live. I graduated from Georgetown University, majoring in Honors English and minoring in Theology. My husband and I met there, and we have been married for 28 years with five children aged 12-26. In addition to blogging, I work at home as my husband’s legal assistant, write grants and do editing for a non-profit run by my mother, and homeschool my youngest. In the past I’ve worked as correspondent for our Diocesan paper and I wrote a column on life issues for several years. I was a charter member and long-term chair of our Diocesan Respect Life Committee, via which I helped to design a pro-life CCD curriculum, sponsored a conference on end-of-life issues, and gave many talks on abortion. My blog is now my primary ministry. My niche is hard to define because I write about what I care about, which covers a lot of territory: Faith, Politics, Education, Parenting, Graveyards, Gardening, Hiking, and the occasional recipe or product review!

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stumbling toward sainthoodStumbling Toward Sainthood

Stumbling Toward Sainthood

Stumbling Toward Sainthood is a blog about the struggles we face as we strive to live authentically Catholic lives. I also review Christian books, promote ministries and businesses, and do guest posting.

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Being Catholic ... Really Logo.pngPam Spano

Being Catholic… Really.

I started the blog Being Catholic … Really on ChicagoNow on November of 2010. The name came from conversations I would have with people. When I would tell them I was Catholic, they would say, “Really?” I converted to the Catholic faith as an adult over 30 years ago. My conversion story started when I sarcastically said to my Catholic boyfriend at the time, “I suppose if we were to get married, you would want me to convert.” He thought for a moment and said, “Well, I am worried about your soul.” And so the journey began …

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Bethany Swanson.pngBethany Swanson

Strengthen My Heart

Bethany is a newlywed, expecting mother and married to her love, William. She graduated from Franciscan University with a bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Catholic Culture. She’s an Oregonian at heart, living in sunny California and learning how to live without much rain. She shares reflections on her blog about living out the faith and hopes to strengthen your heart through beauty and truth.

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