In Advent, Get a New Heart

by Guest blogger on Dec 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Advent is upon us. It is an anticipation-filled season of preparation. We are making ready our hearts to celebrate our savior’s birth; and for that reason it is a penitential season as well.

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Evangelizing Around the Holiday Table: An Interview with Allan Wright

by Guest blogger on Dec 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

We often say the holidays are about family—about coming home, reconnecting, and being grateful for the relationships in our lives. Sometimes, that’s tougher than it sounds.

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Five Ideas for Moms Managing Grief and the Holidays

by Guest blogger on Dec 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

For moms, this “holiday season” blows in and nearly buries us in mounds of obligations, requests and market-driven expectations.

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Your Child Has Doubts About God: Here's What to Do

by Guest blogger on Dec 3, 2017 7:34:00 AM

What is the average age kids decide to leave the Catholic Church?

16? 18? 21? From research, we know a little over half of the people who leave the Church do so before the age of 21.

But does that statistic tell the whole story?

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Don't Read Ahead - How to Advent Well

by Guest blogger on Dec 2, 2017 12:06:25 PM

Teaching my children to read has been one of the greatest privileges, highlights and most stressful things I have undertaken as a mother. So far I’ve got 2 down, 2 (or more depending on God’s plan for our family) to go. It is an...

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Sharing in the Mission of Saint Nicholas

by Guest blogger on Nov 26, 2017 1:00:00 PM

A couple of years ago, my husband and I decided to reevaluate our Advent and Christmas traditions to be more intentional about how we celebrated Christmas and included jolly-old-Saint-Nicholas.

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What Does the Season of Fall Teach us About the Interior Life?

by Guest blogger on Nov 25, 2017 2:00:00 PM

After an early morning workout at the gym, I arrived home. As I pulled in the driveway my eyes were drawn to the large maple tree in our front yard. The sun was shining perfectly through it, and as the tree glistened from the...

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Mommy Saints

by Guest blogger on Nov 22, 2017 1:00:00 PM

I love reading the biographies of saints. In their stories I always find lessons, aspirations, and encouragement, no matter their vocation in life. After all, we all have the same goal, even if we achieve it in different ways.

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The Reality of Confirmation

by Guest blogger on Nov 19, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Their excitement when they get the golden ticket is palpable. You can’t help but share in the joy of these complete strangers, knowing the  years of hard work that led up to this moment.

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3 Ways to Prepare for the New Year

by Guest blogger on Nov 18, 2017 1:00:00 PM

It’s almost the new year! While we still have several weeks left of 2017, the current liturgical year will be ending soon. On December 3, 2017, Advent begins-and with it comes the new liturgical year.

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