Meg Matenaer Archive
Jesus is our lord and ruler, our Adonai, but fear of His justice shouldn't make us afraid to prepare for His coming.
Jesus holds the keys to the kingdom of God and has shared them with our own priests.
Learn more about the O Antiphons, ancient titles for the Messiah that we as a Church reflect upon in a special way during Advent.
What happens when we give our "yes" to the Lord? Lisa Hendey reflects on the wonders God can work through us when we let Him.
St. Zita is a beautiful friend we can count on for prayers as we manage our household's finances.
What do you most love about being a Catholic mom? Let us know and we can help each other keep in mind all the awesome things unique to our vocation as the dreary late-fall weather sets in.
Need a saint costume? Can't sew? Waited until the last minute? Perfect! Help us brainstorm clever saint costume ideas that can put be together in a flash from things we might already have at home.
What can we do for those people in our lives who gave us our most precious treasure, our faith?
Church tradition and the saints have long cherished spending time in thanksgiving after Mass. Is it possible that we're leaving grace on the table by leaving immediately after Mass is done?
Blessed Mother Teresa offers advice to her religious sisters on obedience and the peace that flows from it. How are we as lay people called to live obedience in the family life so that we might experience
"When the Church Was Young" by Marcellino D'Ambrosio offers a fun yet in-depth history of the Church through a series of portraits of the Early Church Fathers.
Confession can make us lighter, brighter, and more beautiful--the perfect fall makeover!
Ever wonder what it'd be like to have a son in seminary? Or is your son considering joining the seminary? Don't miss this interview with Kathi Klaas, wife, principal, and mom of a first-year seminarian.
Confirmation strengthens our bond as spiritual children in the Father--a necessary grace for the duties and challenges of fall!
Sometimes it's the most obvious blessings in our life that we overlook, the ones that can have the biggest impact in our day and how we serve others.