Category Archives: Catholic family

Where have I been? An update

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted here. I miss my blogging friends and their  wonderful blogs that enlighten and inspire me to live my Christian faith where God has placed me. Family life is busy, sometimes rushed, and … Continue reading

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Humanae Vitae and thirty years of marriage

My husband and I celebrated our thirtieth wedding anniversary earlier this week. Over on my blog at Catholic Insight, I wrote an article on how we have tried to live our married life informed by the teachings of Pope Paul … Continue reading

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Faith of our Fathers: the Church militant

Ten years ago in July 2005, Canada legalized same-sex “marriage.” It took the United States ten years to catch up, but finally this past week, SCOTUS ruled in favour of same-sex “marriage.” We all know that the ruling in both … Continue reading

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Living Out the Great Commission: Practical Tips to Evangelize our Youth

“It’s very important for parents to remember that, even though God might give you the great responsibility to be the primary educator of your child with regards to the faith, He also gives you the corresponding grace to actually do … Continue reading

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Enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus in our Families

Today is the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus in our families is one of the best things we can do. Two years ago, with the help of a friend who is a … Continue reading

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In Honour of World Communications Day 2015

One of my greatest pleasures and privileges as a blogger is to be part of the team at CatholicMom.com. On this website, founded by author and speaker, Lisa Hendey, I write a Gospel reflection for the third day of each … Continue reading

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St. Gianna: the modern woman’s saint

Also posted at Catholic Insight It is said that God gives us the saints we need in our time. Saints who, by their lives rooted in self-surrendering, self-sacrificing love show us how to conquer the darkness of the world in … Continue reading

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Interview with a working mom

Author, blogger, speaker Erin McCole Cupp has a new short work of biblical historical fiction called Working Mother. The description of the story is as follows: With her husband disabled and out of work and her child in mortal danger,a … Continue reading

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Transforming weak Catholic families

Also posted at Catholic Insight. When you teach two classes of First Reconciliation and First Communion candidates on most Saturday mornings, you learn a lot about other families’ prayer lives. It doesn’t take long to see who prays at home … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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