Are you searching for a Mother’s Day gift for a mother of young children or a touching baby shower gift? Perhaps you yourself are in need of some uplifting encouragement on your motherhood journey? Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur recommends “The Mother Letters: Sharing the Laughter, Joy, Struggles, and Hope.”
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Kathy Labosh, the parent of two children on the autism spectrum, knows first hand how difficult it can be to get special-needs children’s religious needs met. She offers a blueprint to other special needs religious education teachers in “The Child with Autism Learns about Faith,” reviewed by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur.
In “When You Suffer: Biblical Keys for Hope and Understanding,” Jeff Cavins tackles the difficult question of why a good God allows us to suffer and what we can do to make that suffering have value in our lives. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur discusses the highlights of the book.
In “33 Days to Merciful Love,” Fr. Michael Gaitley invites readers to make a 33 day at-home retreat to prepare to consecrate oneself to Divine Mercy using St. Therese’s Offering to Merciful Love as the role model. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur encourages you to join in this retreat.
Ave Maria Press has three new Lenten resources to help deepen your spiritual experience of Lent. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur introduces us to Bringing Lent Home with Pope Francis, Sacred Reading for Lent 2016, and Stations of the Cross with the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus.
Matthew Kelly of DynamicCatholic.com invites us to actually know Jesus in his latest book, “Rediscover Jesus: An Invitation.” He invites us to have a dynamic relationship with Jesus – one that would change our lives in more ways than we could ever imagine. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur offers a review of this primer on Christian living.
Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur reviews “Our Lady, Undoer of Knots: A Living Novena” by Marge Fenelon. Each chapter begins with a quote from Pope Francis, includes Fenelon’s thoughts, then moves on to a prayer, rosary, and reflection questions. The book is intended to be used for nine days with one chapter being read and prayed each day.
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.