Victoria Garaitonandia Gisondi Archive
Victoria Garaitonandia Gisondi helps us start the New Year on a healthy path by interviewing fitness expert and mom Josette Puig.
I have a confession to make. I struggle with sloth. I’m embarrassed to even admit. But I am even more plagued by guilt as I watch my lovely husband rotate the laundry or make the kids lunches
One day I was struggling with my laziness in regards to prayer and scripture reading and my inability to stick to any devotion long enough and I argued with God, “Yes, I know we are supposed to
It comes as no surprise to say that we are living in uncertain political times, where we fear for the loss of our liberties and the future of our country. I will go as far as to
Last October, Philadelphia had a historic snowstorm right around Halloween. There was about a foot of snow that fell. And while Pennsylvania is no stranger to snow storms, we were not ready for it in October. Schools
This is what we say in my home when we see God acting in our lives in little ways and big ways. Last month, when my son discovered on Facebook through Father Frank’s status that Komen had
I used to speed. Not dangerously but faster than the speed limit. First of all I never really looked at my spedometer and secondly, I had the notion that speed limits where sort of just…nice but optional.
One morning last winter I was driving my teenager to school and she asked me the question I had been dreading and avoiding . “Mom, did you wait?” I told her the truth. Not only did I
I love our Church and, the more I learn, the more I rest in the knowledge that the one, holy, Catholic and Apostolic church was founded by Christ on Peter. We are so rich who have been
A special thank you to Victoria Gisondi for conducting this Catholic Book Spotlight interview with Arlene McGinley, author of Attic Alone: An Ex-Jehovah’s Witness Finds the Church. Hi Arlene, would you kindly introduce us to yourself and
Interview with author Joanna Tenkorang by Victoria Gisondi Hi Joanna. Firstly, let me thank you for having entrusted me with the reading and review of your wonderful book! I really did enjoy the characters and the story. I
I sometimes ponder on the first miracle at the wedding of Cana with some mystery. I mean, there’s that strange thing Jesus said to his mother that I never understood, but stranger still, Mary’s response, which was
My husband invited me to do a 3 week marriage class at his evangelical Christian church. I am devout Catholic and he is a devout Born-again Christian. By the grace of God, we have managed to live
I have always believed in the True Presence of the Eucharist. I may not have understood the mystery of how bread becomes truly the body and blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ, but I believed just
There are two things that scare the wits out of Catholic moms of young children. The first is attempting Mass alone with small children and the second is attempting Eucharistic adoration with small children. The common denominator