This week on CatholicMom.com’s CM Hangout Podcast, Lisa Hendey, Gina Felter and our special guest Erin McCole Cupp take on the dual topics of Mary during the month of October and the world of Catholic fiction.
Erin McCole Cupp’s novella on the Holy Family’s time of exile in Egypt explores the possibilities of what would have happened if Mary was called upon to support her family. In honor of the World Meeting of Families, the ebook is free through Monday!
Erin McCole-Cupp’s children bickered on the way to the World Meeting of Families, but at the Mass she received consolation and inspiration.
Liturgical celebrations don’t have to be complicated. Tami Kiser offers a simple way to remember Mary on September 8, the feast of her birthday.
In his book, Proving the Catholic Faith is Biblical, Dave Armstrong explores the question of the Immaculate Conception. Nothing in the Bible contradicts this belief. It does require faith.
On the menu for CatholicMom.com’s Sunday Brunch, we have a sample of articles from the past week.
Sister Margaret Kerry, fsp explains that the Assumption of Mary looks to eternity and gives us hope that we, too, will follow Our Lady when our life is ended.
Got WINE? Sarah Damm has the inside scoop on an exciting new women’s ministry that is spreading throughout the U.S.
Although born without sin, Mary was yet still haunted by sin. Susan Bailey explores Mary’s silent burden and the solace she found in her role as Mother of God.
Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh reminds us that Jesus’ mother, Mary is not just a “Catholic obsession.” She is universal because of her gift to mankind. She taught the role of motherhood by her example. She taught us how to say “Thy will be done” or “I got this, Lord.” Mostly she gave us her Son, Jesus.