There’s No Greater Honor Than This…

  “Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see.” -Pope Paul VI “Parents’ respect and affection are expressed by the care and attention they devote to bringing up their young children and providing for their physical and spiritual needs. As the children grow…

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5 Things Every Child Should Know About Our Blessed Mother

“From Mary we learn to surrender to God’s will in all things. From Mary we learn to trust when all hope is gone. From Mary we learn to trust her Son and Christ the Son of God.” -Saint John Paul II “The Virgin Mary most perfectly embodies the obedience of faith. By faith Mary welcomes…

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Mindful Eating with Erica Suarez: Emotional Hunger

There is a difference between physical hunger and emotional hunger. Sometimes we just want to feel better and we aren’t alone! That’s why we hear the term “comfort food” so much! It’s evolved to describe home cooked meals like casseroles or mac’n’cheese, but really it can be any food. My emotional hunger usually stems from…

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Overcoming Relentless Worry

“Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, not even if your whole world seems upset. If you find that you have wandered away from the shelter of God, lead your heart back to Him quietly and simply.” -St. Francis de Sales “Our bread”: The Father who gives us life cannot but give us…

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How to Help Our Children Resist Temptation

“Help yourself during this troubled period by reading holy books. This reading provides excellent food for the soul and conduces to great progress along the path of perfection. By no means is it inferior to what we obtain through prayer and holy meditation. In prayer and meditation it is ourselves who speak to the Lord,…

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7 Mistakes Parents Make When Their Children Confess To Them

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.” -St. Francis de Sales “Because we are dead or at least wounded through sin, the first effect of the gift of love…

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Teaching Children How to Thank God for Unanswered Prayers

“Whether, therefore, we receive what we ask for, or do not receive it, let us still continue steadfast in prayer. For to fail in obtaining the desires of our heart, when God so wills it, is not worse than to receive it; for we know not as He does, what is profitable to us.” -St.…

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How to Teach Children to Worship God Everyday

“Kneeling before the tabernacle, I can think of only one thing to say to our Lord: ‘My God, you know that I love You.’ And I feel that my prayer does not weary Jesus; knowing my weakness, He is satisfied with my good will.” – St. Therese of Lisieux “Creation was fashioned with a view…

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Your Children and Their Guardian Angels

Make yourself familiar with the Angels, and behold them frequently in spirit. Without being seen, they are present with you. -St. Francis de Sales “From its beginning until death, human life is surrounded by their watchful care and intercession. ‘Beside each believer stands an angel as protector and shepherd leading him to life.’ Already here…

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Vocalizing Prayers of Gratitude

“Prayer is an aspiration of the heart. It is a simple glance directed to Heaven. It is a cry of gratitude and love in the midst of trial as well as joy.” –St. Therese Lisieux Let us give thanks us for this beautiful vocation to be a mother or father. There are few things that…

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