Janet Moore can’t think of a better way to begin this journey into this Extraordinary Year of Mercy then to follow along as Flynn unpacks encyclicals of Mercy, the Sacraments, the Pascal Mystery, the Divine Mercy Messages, Image and Devotions, and the Divine Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist – demonstrating how they actualize God’s unending “Mercy Full” Love for us.
Christine Johnson hopes that sharing her past experience with Lent helps someone to remember that Lent is not a time to change every little thing about yourself that needs fixing. Lent is about baby steps!
Today, we continue our community conversation on Pope Francis’s newly released encyclical On Care for Our Common Home (Laudato Si’). Join us for an eight week conversation on this important document and our role in caring for the world around us.
Bishop Robert Barron examines the ways in which Pope Francis, over the past several months, has reached out to evangelicals.
Pope Francis has called us to make a special effort to live out the Works of Mercy during the Lenten season. Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet provide moms with more free downloadable resources with their new “Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy Examination of Conscience Guides.”
Lisa Hess shows you how to analyze a container to see if it’s working — and why or why not, in her home-organization STYLE Savvy series.
Our Question of the Week: how will you (or your family) deepen your prayer, fasting and almsgiving during Lent this year?
Meg Matenaer observes that with Valentine’s Day around the corner, “Shakespeare on Love” by Joseph Pearce serves as a great reminder of what love truly is and offers a sure guide in reading Shakespeare, a must-read, especially if you have a teenager in the house.
Lisa Hess shares a resource for parents of teens and young adults. Zooming in on the end of high school and beyond, “Grown and Flown” reaches out to the parents of kids who have one foot in high school and the other foot in the college pool.