Among the many legacies of St. Pope John XXIII is a joy-filled, practical spirituality…including his Daily Decalogue, a list of ten spiritual goals “only for today.” Here it is, so you can try it with your kids as part of your morning prayer routine.
Pope St. John Paul II had a particular devotion to St. Faustina and established Divine Mercy Sunday, which is celebrated each year on the Sunday one week after Easter Sunday. There’s more in today’s post.
Catholic dad Jerry Windley-Daoust says that a lot of Catholic parents would love to say the rosary with their kids if the experience wasn’t quite so fraught. At our house, we barely make it out of the preliminaries before the littles are swinging their beads around like lassos which inevitably become airborne missiles and if you have ever been whacked in the face by a rosary mid-Hail Mary, you know it kind of ruins the mood. Our older kids are better, but I personally remember doing some groaning and eye-rolling as a teen when it came time for the rosary. Fortunately, we’ve come up with a couple insights that help us to pray the rosary as a family in a more sane and meaningful way. Find 12 ways to help kids with the Rosary online.
Be praised, my Lord, through our sister Mother Earth, who feeds us and rules us, and produces various fruits with colored flowers and herbs. ~ St. Francis of Assisi On […]
What does a guardian angel really do? The Catechism of the Catholic Church says, “From its beginning until death, human life is surrounded by their watchful care and intercession” (No. […]