Pentecost is one of the most important holy days of the Church calendar. Here are nine ideas for praying, celebrating, and learning about Pentecost with your kids.
Nine things to do with your kids on Pentecost
Faith, hope and encouragement for moms
Being a mother is wonderful. It comes with sweet-smelling newborns and sticky-fingered hugs from toddlers and teenagers that can blow you away with their surprising insights on life. But it’s hard, and getting harder, especially for Catholic moms who are trying to raise their children in the Faith, This post from Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly has help.
Your favorite mom saints
Whether it was the unwavering prayers for their children, their selfless commitment to service, or their unfettered bravery, we asked and you told us these mom saints are your favorites.
Turning to Mary
This Mother’s Day, I am thinking of all of my fellow mothers who I have walked with on this path of joy and sorrow, delight and drudgery. I am praying for those who have had their heart split in two from the sword of sorrow — miscarriages, stillbirth, disease and death of beloved children. We turn to Mary for comfort and solace.
Why two Ascension feast days?
Does your diocese celebrate the feast of the Ascension of the Lord on Thursday (which is then a Holy Day of Obligation)? Or on Sunday? Here’s why there’s a difference: […]