Amoris Laetitia continues to be featured in a variety of writings, posts, books, and conversations in the wider Catholic world. That’s good. That’s how it’s supposed to work with the faithful—marinating in Church documents over time, letting them age and evaluating them against the shifting spirits. There should be no “media cycle” mentality here—no quick read, sound bytes, then […]
On December 8, 2015, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Church will commence the jubilee year of Mercy. The order of the liturgical seasons of the church guide us to great things and Advent, in particular, fills us with hope as we anticipate the renewal of Christ’s revolutionary way. This year of Mercy approaches […]
Shiela is a 40-something mother of five children from elementary to High school. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and art therapist but her primary vocation is to be a mom. She discovered apologetics while cruising around social networks and finding her faith under attack. She approaches apologetics with humor and everyday stories and hopes to ignite a fire of joyful catholic culture that will spread throughout the world.
I like Life is Good T-shirts. A little expensive, but so charmingly simple and cheerfully fashionable; I find their designs irresistible (Sorry for buying so many, Honey.). The company, run by two brothers, has a great story, stemming from a mother who asked her children each evening at the dinner table, “What’s something good that […]
Allison is a 40-something mother of seven, living in Alaska, accepted into the Church (together with her husband, thank God) in 2004. She spends her days homeschooling and packaging meat that her menfolk hunt and bring home. She cannot garden to save her life but picks wild blueberries like a champ. She has been published in an edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul and keeps a blog at www.northerncffamily.blogspot.com, writing about living out the Faith with children with cystic fibrosis.
The internet is ripe with criticism of Pope Francis’s public speaking topics. “I wish he’d talk more about abortion.” “What about contraception?” “Why isn’t he talking about gay marriage?” More specifically, the criticism all circles around the same thing: we want a pope who reinforces our countercultural beliefs; who chastises the world and reiterates […]
Karen is a Catholic stay at home mom to three kids and wife to handsome hubby, J. Since getting married in 2010, Karen and J have lived in four different towns spread across three states and have had two daughters and a son. When not chasing a baby, toddler, and preschooler, Karen enjoys reading, learning new facts and hobbies (sewing and crocheting are the latest hobby crafts), and diving into homeschooling the oldest kiddo, while trying to keep Jesus and Mary at the center of daily life.
What is a Pilgrimage? A pilgrimage is a spiritual journey to a destination of religious significance. It is not a vacation, but a quest for deeper faith. The pilgrimage is more than just the destination, it begins as soon as you leave the comfort of your home and your normal routine. A pilgrimage can include […]
Allen Hébert works in the Information Technology field. Allen and his wife Denae, have been married for over 25 years and they have been blessed with nine children. In 2013, Allen and his wife Denae, founded Your Holy Family ministries to promote God's plan for family life through family retreats, workshops and family fun days. More information on their ministry can be found at www.YourHolyFamily.com