Author Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur reviews “Pray with Me: Seven Simple Ways to Pray with Your Children” by Grace Mazza Urbanski, the director of Children’s Ministry for the Apostleship of Prayer in the United States. Grace offers both her personal and professional expertise in this guide to helping your children learn how to pray.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 6, “Do You Love Me?” from Unleashed, by Sonja Corbitt. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur discusses our hidden desires, what they reveal, and how we can ask the Lord for help to both discern and carry out what He wants us to do for Him.
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur reviews a book she calls “a page-turner, connecting St. Margaret Mary, St. Alphonsus, St. Therese, the Marian apparitions at Fatima, St. Faustina, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Polish history, and St. Pope John Paul II is what could be considered a Divine conspiracy.”
A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac by Margaret Rose Realy is a “book designed to take your desire to be near God and find a way to make him more apparent through your gardens. We can bring elements of our faith into outdoor spaces to help us focus on prayer, see more clearly relevant Bible passages about nature and appreciate our Catholic heritage on a deeper level.”
When was the last time you heard a priest give a homily that mentioned Natural Family Planning? If you are like me, the answer is never. All too often, priests fear bringing the topic up. They know it is a difficult subject for many and so they avoid it with a ten-foot pole.
Loved as I Am: An Invitation to Conversion, Healing, and Freedom through Jesus is written by a religious sister who has experienced conversion in a very dramatic fashion, but this book is for anyone who is wounded, suffers from addiction, or feels unloved and/or unlovable.