By Courtney Elmer I often wonder how St. Catherine of Siena’s mother did it. And, by “it” I mean raising 25 children. I’m over here pulling my hair out with one sometimes! (St. Catherine and your mom, please pray for me.)
By Gaby Smith For my son’s birthday, one of my colleagues gave him a subscription to “Magnifikid.” It’s a child’s version of the “Magnificat” you see once a month with all of the Mass readings and daily prayers. We are obsessed with “Magnifikid.”
By Mary Bruno Imagine you’re leisurely walking down a path in the jungle of life when a vine lunges out from the dirty ground to latch onto your ankle. It catches you by surprise as it jerks you backwards, momentarily stopping you in your tracks.
By Ana Borden There are a few things that bring me great joy in life, and one of them is listening to a church filled with children singing, especially the “Alleluia.”
By Kristy Solis One night, as a family, as we were driving past a cemetery. My oldest daughter pointed at the cemetery and said, “Is that where we are going?” Without missing a beat, my husband exclaimed, “Eventually, one day we will all go to a cemetery!” with a chuckle.
By Kristen Bourgeois Recognizing my life has changed, I realized I had to adapt my prayer life to fit family life. I’ve always loved my time in the adoration chapel with a great devotional book. But adjusting to life with a newborn and a 3-year-old has changed my ability to do that. I can’t always […]
By Courtney Elmer “Hurry Hurry Drive the Firetruck” is one of my son’s favorite songs, and when one flies past us down the highway with sirens blaring, you better believe you’ll see a huge smile come across his face.
By Mary Bruno Natural Family Planning (NFP) means different things to different people. Our understanding of this natural and Church-approved way to space out children often depends on the depth at which it was discussed in one’s church parish.