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Failure versus Success: Lessons from the Cross

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Do you know about St Bridget of Sweden?  If you don’t and you are a mom, you want to get to know her.  Here is an except of her biography from catholic.com: “In fact, nothing [St Bridget of Sweden] set out to do was ever realised. She never had the pope return to Rome permanently,…

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3 Ways to Start Your Authentic Life

Corinthians 12:!4 Indeed, the body does not consist of one member but of many

I’ve been avoiding the truth from you. I haven’t been living authentically. I know what you are may be thinking… why would a woman who teaches people “how to live your best self with God” not be living authentically, well the only answer I can give is… FEAR. You see I am Catholic, yes Catholic.…

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Keeping Focused On What Matters in the Liturgical Year

With the coming of Fall, the busy part of the liturgical year creeps closer. There are so many things to celebrate, to try, to embrace! These are GOOD things but, amid all the devotions and feast days, how are the sacraments playing a starring role in your year? I was at a talk given by…

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Why You Should Write +JMJ+ on Your Papers

If you’ve attended Catholic schools or you completed any Catholic homeschooling, you may have seen +JMJ+ or JMJ at the top of worksheets. Perhaps instructors even told you to write it in the margins of papers. Never seen it before? It’s Jesus, Mary, & Joseph: giving honor to Our Holy Family! There are other acronyms…

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27 Most Popular Father Mike Schmitz Videos

If you love learning about our Catholic faith in an easy-to-learn format, you’ve probably run across Father Mike Schmitz’s youtube videos. He has an easy, down-to-earth approach that makes understanding difficult theological subjects simpler… and easier for you to explain to others later! Since we simply can’t get enough, we’ve compiled his most popular videos…

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