Planting the Seeds Twenty-seven years ago I sat on a plane with my very squirmy 5 month old on our way to my hometown to celebrate my brother’s wedding. Blessedly, we sat next to a very understanding middle-aged woman who, unbeknownst to her, changed the … Continue readingAre You Considering Homeschooling Next Year?
It’s just madness! And there’s never enough chocolate or wine to help navigate these massive stresses right now. It’s ok, friends, we’ve got you covered with some practical tips from fellow parents in the trenches as we all cope with Crisis Schooling. … Continue readingCrisis Schooling
Who knew that these weekly visits would become my number one most important survival tool? It was as if Jesus timed my discovery of Adoration just in time for the exceedingly difficult years that would follow, unknown to me of course. … Continue readingHere I am, Lord…Broken
Each year, on October 15 – National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Day, Catholic Sistas has made it a priority to share the vast and varied experiences of our writers (and friends writing guest pieces) on the impact of the loss of our children. … Continue readingYour Ultimate 2019 Pregnancy & Infant Loss Resource Guide
Choosing good godparents is an important part of planning a Catholic baptism. A godparent must be a Catholic in good standing; being at least 16 years old and having received all four Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation. A godparent’s main role is to be a spiritual presence in the child’s life—praying for them, assisting the parents in raising the child in the Faith, and personally modeling a life of Christian virtue and faith. … Continue readingOn the Choosing, Keeping, and Caring of Catholic Godparents