The Immaculate Heart of Mary • Monthly Devotion for August

In popular practice, August traditionally has been devoted to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Here are some ways to practice that devotion with your family this month.   by Brian Smith   Back in the Middle Ages, many Catholics began … Read More

The Most Precious Blood of Jesus • Monthly Devotion for July

In popular practice, July traditionally has been devoted to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus. Here are some ways to practice that devotion with your family this month.   by Brian Smith   Back in the Middle Ages, many Catholics … Read More

Celebrate the Feasts of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

  The paired celebrations of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary are all about God’s great love and mercy—and shaping our own hearts to look like those of Jesus and his mother. Here’s what to talk about … Read More

Three Ways to Live out the Beauty of Your Child’s First Holy Communion

Now that your child’s first holy Communion day has come and gone, what should you do next? A veteran catechist offers three practical and doable suggestions for parents.   by Cindy Coleman   First holy Communion day was beautiful and … Read More

May Is Mary’s Month: Here’s How to Celebrate with Kids

  May has traditionally been “Mary’s month.” Here’s a roundup of ideas and resources for celebrating.   May brings the blossoming of fragrant spring flowers (at least here in the northern hemisphere) . . . which may be why, for centuries, May … Read More

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