“How do you know your dad is in Heaven?” That was the pointed question that helped Lisa Schmidt understand how praying for the dead is one of the greatest acts of charity we can perform. Today the Church observes the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (All Souls). In its honor, here’s the rest of the story.
Author Lisa Schmidt
During his homily at the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis spoke on the importance of sharing little gestures of love within the family. These little acts of love are vital to the heart of a parish family, too. Lisa Schmidt shares six examples of little gestures we can do within our parishes to welcome others and foster a culture of encounter.
Do school car line legends exist where you live, too? A few weeks into the school year, Lisa Schmidt finds that sitting still in car line provides opportunities to simply ponder. And thanks to the movie Mr. Mom, she’s making connections between car line and the Mass.
Lisa Schmidt took to Facebook and asked for book recommendations for her 90-year-old iPad-using grandma. Here’s the response.
What do Pope Francis, Russell Wilson, Jen Fulwiler and Dr. Bill Thierfelder have in common? Lisa Schmidt makes the connection.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 2, “A Child Again” from My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir, by Colleen Carroll Campbell. Lisa Schmidt reflects on how her father’s untimely death helped draw her closer to St.Thérèse of Lisieux.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 8: The Grace of Rebirth from The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. Lisa Schmidt considers how rebirth can mean the opportunity to revisit old dreams and desires. Jump in and join the conversation!
Lisa Schmidt highlights a book that will remain with her for a very long time.