Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Sunday Brunch! We’re serving up a buffet of articles from the past week. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and settle in to enjoy some great reads.
Erin McCole-Cupp’s children bickered on the way to the World Meeting of Families, but at the Mass she received consolation and inspiration.
As she prepares for a trip to Philadelphia to cover the World Meeting of Families and welcome Pope Francis, Roxane B. Salonen reflects on what this chance to meet and hear from the vicar of Christ means to her.
Kimberly Cook’s new children’s book, published through Catholic Word, will be available at the World Meeting of Families! Read about her inspiration for this exciting project.
Erin McCole-Cupp reflects upon her top 3 quotes from Bishop Robert Barron’s keynote address at the World Meeting of Families.
At the World Meeting of Families, Lisa Hendey read from the chapter she wrote for Liguori Publications’ new book, Family, the Church and the Real World. Here’s an excerpt from that chapter.
Join us for the latest episode of CM Hangout, our new audio and video podcast. This week, we chat about Families with Special Needs and the World Meeting of Families! Use #CMHangout to share your feedback.
Barb Szyszkiewicz wishes she could attend the World Meeting of Families, but it’s just not her turn. Her own family needs her more.
Looking for new ideas for fall family traditions? Abbey Dupuy shares one of her family’s favorites and some stargazing basics for families.
How often do you tell your kid to be a rebel? Rebecca Willen shares a Millennial’s perspective on living the Faith in the “real world.”
Does praying a daily Rosary seem like an impossible feat? Charisse Tierney offers some tips and inspiration for getting it done.
Tina Santiago Rodriguez shares 5 inspiring quotes for mothers, taking inspiration from some of her favorite Catholic saints.
Erika Marie observes that in the swirl of our constant activities, we end up losing sight of ourselves, our children, our spouses – even God. We become so focused on what we are doing, we completely forget the why and the who that matters most.
Colleen Spiro shares the stress of her recent move and how St. Padre Pio reminds her that worry is useless. And prayer is always the answer.
A silly, small-minded and totally self-serving post on the deeply intimate journey of overcoming personal fears and limitations. Gina Felter invites you to step out beyond yourself and trust in His plan as an act of living out that child like faith we are called to. A faith that transcends and transforms any earthly limitations.
Our Question of the Week comes from a reader seeking advice on dealing with teenagers who have turned against the Faith and are influencing younger siblings.
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