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Hi I'm Katia Maria

I am a wife and a mother to eight children and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

First of all, I am a daughter of God. I am married to a terrific guy and am a mother to great kids. I share a wonderful, busy life with my husband. When I have time I love to do yard work, gardening, reading, crocheting, scrapbooking, photography, and canning jams in the fall, Most of all I enjoy being a wife and mother. Since joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I feel the gospel of Jesus Christ has brought out the best in my life. I am so grateful for all that my life is because of the choices I have made. There is so much good in the world, I try to look for the good and focus on that. There is enough out there that can make us "faint of heart", still there is much to be thankful for and enjoy!

Why I am a Mormon

I became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints when I was nineteen years old. I had lost a dear friend of mine and realized that there was more to this life than what I was "seeing". I knew that I had a divine origin, I just didn't understand completely how I "fit in" to what the world was showing to me. I felt impressed to ask from Mormon friends to take me to church with them. I began to take the missionary discussions. I was baptised and am now "tasting" the fruits of my religion. I know that there is an eternal family and I know that I am a part of the eternal plan of our Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by living by the precepts of the gospel. I love and serve God to the best of my abilities. I realize we all have limitations in some way. I work through my "limitations" by placing my trust in the Lord! He doesn't just make a difference. He makes all the difference. When I fall short, I can put my trust in Him to bring me to higher ground. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I find I have joy in life because of my beliefs. The truth is...sometimes life does send you "lemons". I have learned how to make those "lemons into lemonade" through listening to our Latter-Day Church leaders testify and truly doing those things that we are told will help us be happy...IT WORKS. The Gospel of Jesus Christ works and is a great blessing to me. I can't imagine raising children without the Restored Gospel. The great network of principles and teachings. The leadership and the most important.....Jesus Christ. Knowing as a mother that my husband and I have the responsibility to raise our children in righteousness gives me a real connection to Christ and an even greater reliance on Him.

Who was Joseph Smith?

Katia Maria
Joeph Smith was the leader and founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was the one who inquired of our Father in Heaven which church he should join. Show more Show less

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Katia Maria
Mormon's, or Latter-Day Saints believe that baptism is for those who have reached the age of accountability- eight years-old. Before the age of eight Mormons believe that children are innocent and need no baptism. Baptism is an outward expression of an inward commitment to our Heavenly Father. Being baptised is only the beginning of a life-long experience. Show more Show less

What is the Law of Chastity?

Katia Maria
The Law of Chastity is that we will have no sexual relations with anyone before marriage. It is also about modesty in our dress and language regarding the most sacred intimacies. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Katia Maria
Mormon missionaries are taught to teach about the doctrines of our religion as well as teach by inspiration principles that are apart of our religious beliefs. The missionaries may be two young men or two young women. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Katia Maria
The Mormon Church began in upstate New York, when a young man, Joseph Smith inquired of the Lord, through prayer which church he should join. Show more Show less

Do Mormons practice polygamy?

Katia Maria
No. I am aware that there is a religious sect that does practice polygamy, however, our doctrine is definately about a one man and one woman relationship within marriage. Show more Show less