The new "Sophie Wonders" series from Liguori Publications is one that Sarah Reinhard LOVES, and she thinks you will too!
Ginny Moyer shares an inside-the-Church perspective with a precious new Catholic.
Laura Nelson calls 7 Secrets of Confession a book that will give you a new perspective on the sacrament as well as on sin.
Roxane Salonen looks at the teachings offered about marriage in a recent USCCB pamphlet, "Life Matters: Explaining the Reality of Marriage to Family and Friends".
Janet Cassidy ponders new words, old memories, and the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist
Baptism is the gateway to the spiritual life. All the other sacraments depend on it. When your children were baptized, their souls were changed, reconfigured to accept God’s divine life within them. They also received the power
PAULINE BOOKS & MEDIA PUBLISHES CATHOLIC MARRIAGE PREPARATION PROGRAM DEVELOPED IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON August 1, 2013 (Boston) — Pauline Books & Media is excited to announce the release of Transformed in Love: Building Your Catholic
As a child I would stand tippy toed on the edge of the hard wooden pew to smell my Daddy’s breathe when he returned from communion. “Daddy, what did you drink? It smells so good!” As I
My thoughts always drift to weddings this time of year. When fluffy white clouds fill the crisp blue sky in bright summer sun, I’m taken back to the final weeks of preparations for my own. The flurry
The early church believed that marriage was a distraction from waiting for the return of Christ to the world. Being married shifted your priorities from full devotion to God to partial devotion to family and partial to
They say sticks and stones might break your bones, but words won’t hurt. I, however, beg to differ. Words do hurt, and lately, I’ve being hearing one word in particular being flung around wildly in a way that
Press suit. Check. Shine black dress shoes. Check. Purchase white satin tie and arm band. Check. Cut hair, charge camera batteries. Check and check. Stock up on paper goods, plan menu, order cake, boutonniere and balloons. Check,
Kathleen Chesto discusses Baptism in Sacrament of Baptism, Past and Present. She initially explains the idea of sacrament. A sacrament is an outward sign (a visible, tangible action that we take to celebrate the invisible) instituted by
Kathleen Chesto opens up the history and development of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The idea of getting rid of our sins was present in a ritual performed by the Early Hebrews. They would gather as a community
Celebrate First Sacraments…Every Year! I think the celebration of First Sacraments shouldn’t be limited to JUST the actual event, but should be celebrated annually as an anniversary! I think it makes sense to celebrate all the First