Browsing: Catholic Saints
September heralds a very busy season for many families. Tiffany Walsh offers a suggestion of how she uses a collage of prayer cards to provide daily comfort and prayer during this hectic time of year.
Summertime can quickly become an opportunity for us to lose track of our usual prayer life and spiritual routines. Tiffany Walsh offers two ideas for keeping our summer stretch of Ordinary Time vibrant and refreshing.
What is the true Catholic faith? Ellen Mongan asked God one day. The answer was clear and concise, and it resonated truth to her soul. “Follow the Saints,” He said. “They knew the true faith.” This spiritual barometer has helped her to discern as she navigates her way heavenward.
Exploring the lives of the saints with your child is a meaningful way to instill a childhood love of our Catholic faith. Tiffany Walsh describes how her own son has come to appreciate stories of the saints via the child saint, St. Dominic Savio.
While reading the daily Mass readings on the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle, Lisa Schmidt was struck not so much by Saul’s dramatic conversion rather by Ananias’ faithfulness and obedience. Here’s what he’s teaching her about developing a close relationship with the Lord.
It’s that time again when many use an online saint generator to randomly select a saint for the year. Rather than journeying with one saint, Lisa Schmidt is walking with twelve. Think of it as a saint of the month club. Her January saint is Elizabeth Ann Seton – daughter, wife, mother, widow, friend and the first American-born saint.
Learn about this doctor, wife and mother who gave us an example of true sacrificial love.
Now for something completely different in Saint study – Saintnook. This fantastic new site offers visitors fascinating blog posts, an in-depth Pinterest board, informative videos and holds a pretty amazing secret! Check out Allison Gingras’ TechTalk column to learn more.
Saint Joseph truly has a special place in the life of the Church and, thus, in our own lives as Catholics. May we constantly strive to follow his example of silent strength and unwavering obedience to our Heavenly Father.