Lisa Hendey discusses how, inspired by Luke’s gospel teaching on generosity, we might act as families this Lenten season to turn our almsgiving into a yearlong way of life.
Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Kate Taliaferro reviews Heather King’s latest book, “Loaded,” and discovers that there is more to money than meets the eye, and we have more to give than just what’s left over.
Lisa Hendey offers a few practical solutions for learning to live generously in the context of today’s busy family.
As we anticipate tomorrow’s launch of the papal encyclical Laudato Si, Lisa Hendey of CatholicMom.com was thrilled to learn that CRS President and Catholic mother Dr. Carolyn Woo will be involved in the Vatican’s official release event. WE highly recommend Carolyn’s beautiful new book Working for a Better World and encourage you to visit CRS’s terrific resource page on Laudato Si for prayer and teaching resources to make this encyclical a part of your Domestic Church in a way that will inspire and involve even young children.
As in the case of so many natural disasters, the Catholic Church was there first because the Catholic Church was there before disaster hit. Edward Hoyt details the response from Catholic Relief Services and shows how you can help.
Let us take this Lent to become more aware of the effects of our actions as individuals and as humans together. Let us repent and convert our minds, hearts, and habits – and work joyfully together, and with people of other faiths and no faith at all, to “renew the face of the earth.”
Budget Simple is a solution for the non-accountants among us who need a budget. Check out what Chris Weitzel has to say.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is asking Congress to ensure robust funding to meet the staggering humanitarian needs in the Central African Republic (CAR), where a violent conflict has forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.