Advent is the long-distance trip of holidays, the season of children repeatedly asking, “Are we there yet?!” It’s filled with great anticipation and excitement, but it can also be filled […]
The Canticle of Mary is the first prayer of the Church, a paradoxical prayer of triumph through humility that leads us to Christ. So why don’t we pray it more? Here are four reasons to give it a try.
What are we actually celebrating when we go to Mass for the feast of the Immaculate Conception? (Hint: A lot more than you might think.) Here’s a crash course for your kids, and ideas for how to celebrate the feast.
Shortly after our oldest was born, a certain parenting magazine just started showing up in our mailbox. After about three months, I noticed that every issue plays into stereotypes that […]
Have you heard the phrase “Ides of March”? I think I first heard about it in a literature class where it was used in Shakespeare. (That was quite a few […]