Cancer can be deadly if left unchecked. And so can sin. Why Cassandra Poppe experienced a rather unusual reaction to her diagnosis, and what we can do to keep our souls spiritually healthy.
Kitty Marcenelle reflects on today’s Gospel reading and how our human imperfections bring us into the merciful presence of Christ.
We’re thrilled to give our readers a sneak peek at The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion: A Book of Daily Reflections, the newest addition to our CatholicMom.com Book Imprint with Ave Maria Press. Today, Jen Steed puts a Catholic spin on National Mulligan Day with a reminder about a spiritual do-over.
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.
Cassandra Poppe wondered what it takes to be a Saint, beyond simply keeping the Commandments. What did heroic virtue actually look like to other people? And to the Church? Let her discoveries inspire your next examination of conscience.