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.
Browsing: Year of Mercy
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.
Armed with Mother Teresa’s commission to be faithful, Celeste Zepponi urges us to clothe ourselves with Christ’s LOVE as we approach our commission to participate in the Spiritual Works of Mercy.
A local moms’ group in Washington works to provide weekend meals for children in need in their community. Find out how you can help by contributing to their upcoming liturgical cookbook!
2016 is an exceptional year, with Pope Francis proclaiming this The Holy Year of Mercy. During this time, the pope has invited not only Catholics but all people of goodwill to enter into deeper reflection on the concept of mercy. So let’s reflect a bit, through the lens of Unbound.
Janet Moore can’t think of a better way to begin this journey into this Extraordinary Year of Mercy then to follow along as Flynn unpacks encyclicals of Mercy, the Sacraments, the Pascal Mystery, the Divine Mercy Messages, Image and Devotions, and the Divine Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist – demonstrating how they actualize God’s unending “Mercy Full” Love for us.
Pope Francis has called us to make a special effort to live out the Works of Mercy during the Lenten season. Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet provide moms with more free downloadable resources with their new “Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy Examination of Conscience Guides.”