Tagged: Family

Fighting for Advent

Today, December 6th, is the feast of St. Nicholas: Bishop of Myra, patron of children, and great defender of the Faith against Arianism. Modern times have seen his memory distorted into the materialistic Santa...

It’s Almost Advent!

Have you ever made a spiritual Christmas crib during Advent? Even the smallest children gain fruit and momentum preparing for the birth of the infant Jesus with this devotion. This year, Finer Femininity makes...

Remaining Little

We celebrated the feast of The Little Flower at the beginning of the month and in honour of one of the greatest saints of modern times, here is a post from The Thinking Housewife....

Hunger

Living in a world absorbed in secular pleasures and diversions, oftentimes separated from the Sacraments and other devoted souls by hours’ or days’ worth of travel, modern-day Catholics can easily feel deeply hungry. This...

Disconcertingly Inspiring

Jeannie Ewing writes a beautifully simple perspective on existence for Integrated Catholic Life, Flourishing and Dying.  “Each day, we are called to die in some way. It’s our yes to God’s beckoning when Jesus...

Risk

Little strikes fear into the heart of a mother more than watching her young child perch precariously at the edge of a railing or dangling from the highest branch of a tall tree… and...

A Child’s Conscience

Today is the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, patron of charitable societies. St. Vincent is a tremendous example of true Charity and fraternal love. Even the great St. Francis de Sales said...

A Queen of Men

Book VII Ethandune: The Last Charge from G.K. Chesterton’s “The Ballad of the White Horse” puts before our eyes the vision King Alfred has of Our Lady standing over the battlefield just when he...