Using ducklings as an example, Cassandra Poppe hatches an idea to help better illustrate the role of the Church in the lives of her First Communion students.
Ever dream of doing something big for God? Dreams are fine, but no matter how grand the dream may be, it is the little actions we take that really make a difference.
An update from Cassandra Poppe on the recovery of her son Fulton, a year after his burning accident.
Cassandra Poppe comes across a journal entry from Christmas past and recalls how a priceless gift exchange she made with Our Lord came to be.
Cassandra Poppe writes that as your family learns to appreciate sacred art in all its complexity, beauty, and truth, they will also nurture a deeper appreciation and passion for the Catholic faith itself. Learn how to make
Editor’s note: We continue to pray as a CatholicMom.com family for the recuperation of precious little Fulton Poppe, for Cassandra, and for the entire Poppe family. LMH “Sha-RIEEEEEEEEK!” The child’s piercing scream rattled every parent in the McDonald’s
Editor’s note: We continue to pray as a CatholicMom.com family for the recuperation of precious little Fulton Poppe, for Cassandra, and for the entire Poppe family. LMH Palm Sunday Mass was packed. My 11 year old son
Last Christmas Eve my family and I stopped into our favorite pizza buffet restaurant. We are fairly regular customers of this place, so when the manager saw us he greeted us in his usual friendly manner. “Tomorrow
The cathedral bells remained silent, or so the story goes, because everyone in town had turned to evil. But, they were promised that the bells would ring again, if only someone would bring a gift pleasing to
Early this morning I was standing in the laundry room marveling at the miracle of the modern day washing machine when I heard the soft padding of my four-year-old son’s feet behind me. “Whatcha doing?” he demanded.
I am making peach butter. I pace between my cast iron pot full of gently bubbling, copper colored puree’ and my computer, enjoying the silence the wee hours of the night offer to me. My mind drifts
If you are a parent, you know of that special love you have for your child. It is a fierce and protective kind of love, very much on the surface and emotional, yet very deep and profound
42 looks and feels very old to me. The silver in my hair is quickly overcoming the reddish brown that once crowned my head. Chasing my current 3-year-old is not nearly as fun as chasing my oldest
I am tired of the hypocrisy of the media world. On one hand, they complain that our children suffer from poor morals due to the fact that they have no good role models to look up to.
Math fact: Over the course of just 500 years, it took a million people to come together at specific times to conceive the many generations before me to make my own conception possible. And those are just