Mother Angelica’s Wisdom for Tired Parents
March 27 marks the anniversary of Mother Angelica’s death, and we’re quickly approaching April 20, which would have been her 100th birthday on earth. Mother Angelica has been a spiritual mother to Dave and me for a long time, even more so when I began working for EWTN. She had the gift of being able… Read more
Need a Saint to Pray for You? Ask St. Polycarp!
“Eighty and six years I have served Him, and He has done me no wrong.” St. Polycarp of Smyrna One day at work, I was lamenting to one of my superiors about the trouble I had finding a decent parking spot (Just a warning: if you ask me, “How are you?” I’m going to tell… Read more
Is Your Child Called to a Religious Vocation? And How Do You Know?
What role do parents play in their kids’ vocation discernment? How do you know if your kid has a vocation to the priesthood or religious life? And what can you do to foster vocations in your home? Read more
A Prayer for Courage for Children
“We will see each other in Heaven. Viva Cristo Rey!” – St. José Sanchez del Río The protective parent in me doesn’t want to think about the idea of our children being martyrs. But then I can’t help but think about the glorious witness of the young martyrs our Church has produced – St. Maria… Read more
Struggling with Past Hurts? Pray This Prayer to St. Josephine Bakhita for the Grace to Forgive
If you’ve ever been hurt by someone, you know how hard it can be to forgive. If you’re struggling to ask for the grace to forgive someone, look to St. Josephine Bakhita. Read more
Prayer to a ‘Power Couple’ for Parents Today
Saints Louis and Zélie, parents of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, were the first married couple to be canonized together. They are a Catholic power couple for their faithfulness to God throughout their lives, even in the face of tragedy and tremendous suffering. Both Louis and Zélie felt called to religious life, but God had different… Read more