Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Sunday Brunch! We’re serving up a buffet of articles from the past week. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and settle in to enjoy some great reads.
Erika Marie and Allison Gingras welcome CatholicMom.com contributor Deanna Bartalini as this week’s guest. Deanna shares ideas for how to live the liturgical year in our homes and with our families.
Read reflections on some of the CC4M presentations by Catholicmom.com writers and learn how you can access the videos for the entire online conference throughout the remainder of Lent.
This Lent, CatholicMom.com is partnering with CRS Rice Bowl in a special way, sharing the CRS Rice Bowl featured recipes on each Lenten Friday. Today, Barb Szyszkiewicz samples Rice and Lentil Mash, a recipe from Laos.
Spicy zucchini and black bean tacos are delicious, protein packed, and very easy to make. Dora Stone shares this meatless version of a family favorite.
Charisse Tierney shares how she is finding ways to heal after a miscarriage, and her experience of a greater call to trust.
In times of struggle, Rakhi McCormick has found that she needlessly wanders aimlessly through the desert. Here she shares what helps to bring her back into focus, and how she hopes to help her children prepare for trials as well.
A simple, family-oriented Scout project led by her youngest son leads Roxane Salonen to discover a surprising, hidden treasure within the heart of her bustling brood.
How does your family serve the poor? Lisa Hendey offers a few thoughts on this important question.
It was one of those mornings…Courtney Vallejo was running 8 minutes late. Then she learned that those daily inconveniences could turn into a gift from God.
Tommy Tighe explores the frustration that comes with the apparent reality of being faced with life difficulties during the times you are working hard to grow closer to God.
As her kids get excited about putting sacrifice beans in a jar for Lent, Abbey Dupuy admits the tradition sometimes gets on her nerves and struggles to accept God’s overflowing mercy with a less grouchy heart.
In a letter translated by Sister Margaret Kerry, fsp, Archbishop Samir Nassar of Syria writes that in the midst of war and violence the family remains the resilient, lasting sign of the splendor of mercy.
Maria Morera Johnson muses that Mary’s titles are more than just endearments. Learn how Mary’s many titles speak to us in our times of need.
Did you know that the Holy Land encompasses not one, but five countries? Maria de Lourdes Ruiz Scaperlanda takes us on a virtual tour of several holy sites in Jordan.
Ever struggled with Divine Mercy? Rebecca Willen discovered that Shakespeare has a few words of wisdom on “the quality of mercy.”
Our Question of the Week: which of the Psalms is most meaningful to you?
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