Author Ellen Mongan

Ellen Mongan is a Catholic writer and speaker who has been married 41 years to Deacon Pat Mongan. They have 7 children and 12 grandchildren. Ellen is the founder of Sisters in Christ, Little Pink Dress Ministry, and Women-Fests. She blogs for Elizabeth Ministry, is a frequent guest on WBPI TV, and the co-host of My Miscarriage Matters Radio.

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0 Who Is Your Hero?

“You are my hero,” Ellen Mongan says when greeting another mother. She knows what the job entitles. What is more important than forming the next generation? A Catholic mom must depend on God’s grace and the example of the Saints when raising a family.

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0 Be Yourself--Unmasked!

Through the words, “I like you just the way you are,” Mr. Rogers taught a profound message: Be Yourself! Are you being you or do you wear a mask? Ellen Mongan explains the reason why wearing a mask hides the real you from shining through.

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1 An "A" Teacher

If you were the one grading teachers, who would qualify as an “A ” teacher? Ellen Mongan gives her insight on how important the role of a teacher is to students. Perhaps the teacher you wanted to give a failing grade to at the beginning of the year may be an “A ” teacher after all!

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1 The Best Present Ever

What was the best present you ever received–the one you will remember forever? Many years ago Ellen Mongan and husband decided to give the gift of presence instead of presents to their growing family for Christmas. It was the best present ever! What gift can you give that will last a lifetime?

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1 Daddy's Girl

A daddy’s girl is a daughter who is “the Apple of Dad’s Eye!” No matter how small in stature he is, to a daddy’s girl he is a giant of a man. Ellen Mongan points out how important a father’s love is. A dad’s love passes down the faith, prepares you for marriage and brings you high hope!

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1 The Perfect Purse Search

Have you ever tried to find the perfect purse? Ellen Mongan challenges Catholic Mom readers with a “Perfect Purse Hunt”! What life lessons will you learn along the way? Please tell us about your “Perfect Purse.” Don’t forget to add your life lesson too! We want to hear from you. Who’s in?