Category Archives: Catholic Parenting

“You do not know what you are asking.”

Today’s Gospel reading at Mass really struck a chord with me. I could see myself and so many other moms as the Mother in this reading. It frightened me really. Here is the part that was so powerful to me … Continue reading

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Sunday is a Day of Rest

I read a blog yesterday about keeping Sunday as a day of rest. I keep thinking about this and I think maybe I’m failing in my observance of the Sabbath. The Catechism of the Catholic Church (Second Edition) has this … Continue reading

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Are you Thirsty?

Everybody is drinking water these days. My sixteen year old son asked me to pick up a case of water for him as he’s been feeling dehydrated at school (of course I asked had all the water fountains in school … Continue reading

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If You Are, How Long Have you Been Catholic?

I read an article recently about a Maryland Episcopal parish becoming Catholic. It got me thinking about Catholicism and that maybe it’s on the rise and not the decline anymore. I don’t know, maybe it’s wishful thinking or wishful praying … Continue reading

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“Mom, Can you Pick Me Up?”

Can you hear me laughing? I’m laughing out loud as I type this. Just thinking about the call I received from my son makes me giggle. This is an actual conversation. It’s a conversation (lasting only 30 seconds) that I … Continue reading

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