Do other scrupulous people think their marriages ought to be perfect? And that any failure to be perfect must be a result of sin? Rhonda Ortiz shares a challenge in her marriage and spiritual life.
Erin Franco reminds us that suffering well is what makes a saint–not how extraordinary his or her suffering is. She explains how the crosses and problems we go through in life can be transformed into a kind of everyday martyrdom by cooperating with His grace to freely choose to suffer well.
Lisa Hendey offers the life of St. Mark the Evangelist as a role model for modern day families who desire to live out and share their faith with others.
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.
Meg Matenaer is surprised by St. Zelie Martin’s simple but counter-cultural parenting advice for how to help a child overcome a bad mood in “A Call to a Deeper Love.”
Melanie Jean Juneau shares a favorite post from the CatholicMom.com archives, demonstrating how she learned that it is completely realistic that she should expect to live joyfully in the Resurrection.
CatholicMom.com sponsor Regina Martyrum Productions introduces the story of St. Patrick’s life and offers a one-day sale in honor of the saint’s feast day. Skip the green bagels and treat your family to the story of this fascinating saint!
While Pat Gohn was in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families last fall, she visited the National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel. In honor of the saint’s feast on March 3, Pat shares a photo diary of her trip to the shrine.