Sister Margaret Kerry shares how a group of women organized a special day-long retreat. She explains, “A spiritual spa day is a sacred space set aside to rest in the Lord, receive graces, support, strength, and inspiration from others. Women need these times to love and be loved by God so that their gift of self emanates from Christ the life-giving vine.”
God has a pretty cool plan for our perfection and sanctification, and Catholic Mom newcomer Tommy Tighe wants to tell you about it.
In her discussion about guarding our hearts, Kara Klein observes that intimacy is both joyful and uncomfortable. It’s our deepest desire to be one with another, to have someone see, know and embrace all of us—our beauty as well as brokenness—and yet, it’s our greatest fear precisely because of its risks.
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur reviews a book she calls “a page-turner, connecting St. Margaret Mary, St. Alphonsus, St. Therese, the Marian apparitions at Fatima, St. Faustina, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Polish history, and St. Pope John Paul II is what could be considered a Divine conspiracy.”
Jen Steed from Happy Little Homemaker shares a great iOS app for the Month of Mary. If you haven’t done anything special for May, Meditations of the Life of Mary is a great way to finish the month on a high note.