A broken furnace, a cold night and a classic film bring the Costello family together to rediscover their priorities.
Judith Costello shares a wager on why it is more reasonable to believe in God than to not believe! Challenge your family to take the Ultimate Choice of Pascal's Wager.
The best answer to busy-ness is to simply "seek silence."
Conventional wisdom says you should never try to aid a critter as it is trying to hatch from a cocoon or an egg. There is the often-used story about the man who tried to help a monarch
Sometimes, getting the tractor AND the wagon to the house isn't as straightforward a task as it should be. There is a lesson to learn, though, and Judith Costello's husband shares it.
So often in life we want to “do it MY way” without consideration for the damage we may be doing to our souls. Judith Costello reflects on a humorous incident and how it helped her understand heaven
Judith Costello offers suggestions for incorporating silence into the busyness of daily life.
Judith Costello is shares concerning statistics regarding young people and the Catholic Church and offers suggestions to strengthen faith in our youth.
Judith Costello shares that you don’t have to travel around the world to see things that are awe-inspiring and beyond simple explanations
The advice I’d like to offer is partly “hindsight.” I have two teenagers in the house now, so we are long past the early childhood years. But I used to write/edit a parenting magazine and I still
We are experiencing regular storms here in New Mexico. But there is no water in the storms. Instead, dust rains down on us every day. It began a few weeks ago. I was driving along the highway
CatholicMom.com has started a study of Sherry Weddell’s book Forming Intentional Disciples (see the link for www.CatholicMom.com/LawnChairCatechism and join in!) It’s a good time for me to share a bit more about my background, I think. You
The shyest girl in my Sunday School class wrote the best letter to Pope Benedict XVI when he decided to step down from the papacy. Her joyful, “Thank for being our very special Father” was an inspiration
For the past several decades American Catholics have immersed themselves into American culture. We look and act just like everyone else. And increasingly this has meant that we can’t be distinguished from a Protestant or an atheist.
With all these morality issues confronting our kids—abortion without parental notification, LGBT pressures that push for “gender spectrum education” and for “transgendered children”, and the ‘hooking up” culture that detaches sex from any type of relationships whatsoever—our