The Mystery of Access

Will Duquette meditates on the Ascension, the Second Glorious Mystery, and finds himself pondering not so much Jesus’ going as His leaving.


LAUDATO SI’: A Community Conversation - Chapter Six

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.

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Culture and Fun

Through His Eyes

As a Special Olympics athlete and a Journalist, CatholicMom.com contributor Daniel Smrokowski’s visit to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games was a trip of a lifetime for this young man from Chicago. Learn more about his experience and a photo project in collaboration with Dan Hayes Photography.

Book Notes

Book Notes: Two Novels with a Side of Angels

Novels are always a pleasure to read, but they don’t have to be a “guilty pleasure.” Barb Szyszkiewicz reviews two novels you’ll want to share with the teens in your life–but don’t miss the chance to read them for yourself.

Tech Talk

Tech Talk: Waste Not, Want Not

Lisa Hess finds a more scientific way to triage leftovers than “when in doubt, throw it out.” Read about a new app that helps you decide what’s still safe to eat.