What Mercy Isn't #OTEM

A look at what mercy isn’t from Deanna Bartalini that reminds us that while while we need to share God’s mercy with others, there still needs to be effort made on others’ part to desire his mercy.

For Your Family

Women Reflect God's Beauty

Kimberly Cook wonders how to teach her sons and daughters about true femininity. She finds answers in the writing of St. John Paul II.

Culture and Fun

The Gist Summer Binge: 2 Episodes to Enjoy

Here’s your chance to do a little summer binge-watching of this program and catch up on episodes you may have missed while you wait for Season 6 of The Gist to premiere in the fall.


Making Memories the Mary Way

Theresa Ceniccola realizes that she’s so tempted to do things FOR her children rather than spend time WITH them. It’s the whole Mary and Martha thing – she still can’t seem to get it right!

Book Notes

Book Notes: Pope Francis Takes the Bus

Rosario Carello’s new book, Pope Francis Takes the Bus, centers on the Pope’s humility as his distinguishing trait. Barb Szyszkiewicz reviews the book and explains how children and adults alike can benefit from the stories inside.

Tech Talk

Tech Talk: New App Includes Novena for World Youth Day

World Youth Day 2016 is beginning in less than a week in Krakow, Poland, and Devin Rose of Devoted Coders is working to get thousands of Catholics around the world praying a novena to Pope St. John Paul II for World Youth Day and the pilgrims.