Category Archives: family

We are dynamic women of faith

Also posted at Catholic Insight In 1972, singer Helen Reddy exploded onto the pop charts with the song that became the anthem for the young women of my generation and for our older sisters. I Am Woman Hear Me Roar … Continue reading

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Blessings in the Cold and Dark

Posted at Catholic Insight At about one o’clock in the morning on the twenty-second day of December, an ice storm blasted through  Toronto and the surrounding area, turning roads into skating rinks, knocking down ice-covered trees, severing power lines and … Continue reading

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Blessed Pope John-Paul II: “Families, become what you are”

Posted at Catholic Insight On a recent Saturday morning, I had the privilege of speaking to the Raising Faith-Filled Kids Group at Newman Centre, Toronto. We looked at ways in which Catholic families can strive to grow in holiness. In … Continue reading

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The Elderly Who Are Isolated and Abandoned

Posted at Catholic Insight As I walked through the lobby of the assisted living facility, I saw him again – the elderly gentleman whom I had greeted three hours earlier. Had he been there all morning? I wondered. I was … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Author Erin McCole-Cupp

It is my pleasure to introduce Erin McCole-Cupp, blogger, author, work-at-home mom, lay Dominican. Erin’s new book, Don’t You Forget About Me, has just been released and is available on Amazon.com:http://amzn.to/1aara8O A Day in the Life of the Work-from-home Catholic … Continue reading

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The Family That Prays The Rosary Together

Posted at Catholic Insight “It seems to me that a principal cause of the loss of faith is the dropping off in the practice of the family rosary … the abandonment of the family rosary is a main reason why … Continue reading

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Small Success Thursday: The Due Diligence Post

Every Thursday at CatholicMom.com, we celebrate everyone’s  small (and not so small) successes. Come on over, add your link or add your own successes to the comments section. List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, … Continue reading

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Small Success Thursday – The Kids Are All Right Edition

If it’s Thursday, then it’s time for another Small Success post over at Catholic Mom. List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, victories over the big stuff, blessings which you have received which reveal the … Continue reading

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Chalice: Christ-Centered Child Sponsorship

Posted at Catholic Insight For Christians who wish to live the commandment of loving our neighbours by making a commitment to perform corporal works of mercy, charitable gift giving and child sponsorship is very appealing. Many sponsorship programs help entire … Continue reading

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Our Newfoundland Vacation

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