Browsing: Year of Mercy
Barb Szyszkiewicz reviews the Education in Virtue Works of Mercy Coloring & Activity Book, which will appeal to parents, catechists and Catholic-school teachers who’d like to supplement their children’s religious instruction with fun and worthwhile educational activities.
Kaitlyn Mason demonstrates how the corporal and spiritual works of mercy can be extended to women experiencing crisis pregnancies.
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.
“The Papal Basilicas of Rome” is a unique cinematic feature that combines history, spirituality, architecture and art. It takes its cue from the Extraordinary Jubilee, proclaimed by Pope Francis. Plan to see it this Thursday, July 14 at select US theaters.
As the Extraordinary Year of Mercy unfolds, what better way to contemplate it more fully than to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet? Tiffany Walsh describes how she first learned the chaplet, and how its message impacts her vocation as a wife and mother, in this article for our Ordinary Time, Extraordinary Mercy series.
Judy Klein relates the story of a stranger’s act of mercy and how it rerouted her son’s journey from addiction toward healing grace.
Did you know that St. John Paul II had something to say about self-care for moms? Find out his words of wisdom — and why Lydia Borja believes that practicing daily self-care is not selfish, but truly a way for moms to show mercy to themselves and their families.
Good children’s stories can fill their minds with lessons of faith. Tami Kiser explains how “Pete the Cat” books not only offer valuable lessons for children, but also for moms who need constant reminders of God’s loving care and providence.