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Trusting in God’s Promises: One Momma’s Letter to You

Losing a baby is no doubt one of the most difficult things a parent can go through. It is wrought with pain, sadness, grief, and suffering.Read more »

Baby Louie: A Tale of Faith, Hope, and Love

“I am so sorry, but your son has a lethal form of skeletal dysplasia. His limbs are very short and his chest cavity is very, very small. HeRead more »

A Memorial to Our Children

Today we recognize the children that we never got to know. Those that we only knew of for a short time, maybe held briefly, and loved withRead more »

Celebrating Life

Last summer, I received a phone call from a lady who was new to our parish and wanted to see if we would be interested in starting aRead more »

Frances Raphael: Helping People Love Better

Today we share with our readers a letter written from a mom to her unborn daughter. Our friend Shannon H. is a homeschooling mom to fourRead more »

Eucharistic Adoration

It was a bright spring day in May. Only two weeks left before summer vacation, and my first overnight school trip with my oldest was laterRead more »

Every Child a Wanted Child

When I saw the second pink line on the pregnancy test, I felt sick. All the reasons why this pregnancy was a catastrophe went through myRead more »

Mallory: God Had Another Plan

Mallory Grace In the grand scheme of life, sometimes, it goes fast, sometimes slow. When you lose a child, or a pregnancy, time sometimesRead more »

Five Types of Guilt After Pregnancy Loss

You can never anticipate the feelings you will go through following a pregnancy loss. Nothing in life prepares you for it and no one everRead more »

Christopher: Taken too Early

My name is Shari and I am the mother of nine children. My eighth child, Christopher James was taken from me too early to become a saint.Read more »

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

On this day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, we take time to remember our children who have died too soon. Whether you haveRead more »

7 Quick Takes Friday, No. 19: Respect Life Month

October is set aside by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) as Respect Life month. This coming Sunday is Respect LifeRead more »

Recognizing God’s Gift

NOTE: This story was written while the author was still in the midst of her journey to Catholicism. She had not yet embraced the CatholicRead more »

Five Myths about Miscarriage

When our fourth child, Ben, died mid-pregnancy in 2007, I learned that when it comes to miscarriage, most people simply don’t knowRead more »

A Child Shall Lead Them

::This story first posted on October 5, 2011 – it was *so* good, we just had to repost it!:: As you are probably aware by now,Read more »