This morning, my 10-year-old showed me an infographic on Lent. An infographic. On Lent. There’s nothing quite like the innocence of a child and an illustrated guide to fasting and […]
The holy souls in purgatory • Monthly devotion for November
In popular practice, November traditionally has been devoted to the holy souls in purgatory. Here are someways to practice that devotion with your family this month.
Kids and Catholic funerals: Why they should go, and how to prepare
Many parents are afraid to take younger kids to funerals but, with some exceptions, they shouldn’t be. Here’s why, and some tips for preparing your kids.
Taking time out to bury the dead
In today’s fast-moving world, everything is focused on instant satisfaction — fast food, mobile banking, microwaves and instantaneous communication. Gone are the times when one would take the time to […]
We believe in everlasting life
Most people do not like to think about death, seeing in it an end rather than a beginning. Of course, death is the end of our physical life on earth; […]