Laura Hensley

Laura Hensley is a freelance writer, web developer, and runs the blog, www.catholicupgrade.net.  She is a lifelong Catholic who teaches 2nd grade religious education, and loves studying the Bible.  She has been married over 20 years and has 4 children with her husband.

Laura Hensley

Whoa, Christmas Tree

Every year I struggle choosing a “theme” for my Christmas tree decorations, so I decided to do a quick search and I wasn’t disappointed by the crazy decorating ideas people come up with. Let us take a peek at the history of the Christmas tree first. St. Boniface is credited with the conversion of Germany …

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Little Sisters of the Poor: What To Do Now

The Little Sisters of the Poor lost their latest battle in court on July 14, 2015. They were previously able to obtain a temporary stay from the Healthcare Mandate from Justice Sotomayor, but that has now been overturned by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals court, meaning they must, in accord with the Affordable Care Act, provide contraceptives as …

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