In this episode of CatholicTV’s “The Gist,” hosts Danielle Bean, Rachel Balducci and Carolee McGrath discuss Pope Francis’ legacy of mercy and environmentalism with guests Mathew Schmalz, author and Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, and
Sister Damien Mari Savino, Professor of Environmental Science, Dean of Science and Sustainability at Aquinas College.
Nancy Ward enumerates 8 reasons to apply God’s mercy by forgiving yourself. In this Year of Mercy, are you showing mercy to yourself as well as to others?
Going to confession can be daunting to children (and even some adults!) but as parents, we can help our children recognize the gift of this beautiful sacrament. Michele Faehnle shares four ways she’s been able to help her kids cherish this sacrament and ultimately build an oasis of mercy within our homes.
Moms need to remember to show themselves some mercy as they plan and execute a reunion and remember to extend this mercy to others, observes Emily Jaminet.