5 Ways to Overcome Barriers to Family Service

What’s stopping you from building a family culture of intentional service to others? In this excerpt from her book, Heidi Indahl examines five common barriers to family service and suggests strategies for overcoming them. The following article is adapted from … Read More

What Kids Can Learn from Dorothy Day • Saints for Kids

Dorothy Day is one of four Americans that Pope Francis held up as worthy of imitation. Her story can inspire your kids, too. Here’s a short sketch of her life, five lessons to pass along to kids, a free coloring … Read More

Families Helping Families with Helping Hands

Helping Hands events are a great way for families to send direct assistance to needy families overseas. Here’s how this high-energy, joyful ministry got going in one parish, and how your family can join the movement.   by Cindy Coleman … Read More

6 Ways Kids Can Learn from Blessed Father Stanley Rother

    American Father Stanley Rother was an ordinary man who used his skills and talents to be extraordinary for the Church. Use his story of selfless love for the poor of Guatemala’s highlands to inspire you to be extraordinary … Read More

10 Simple Ways to Celebrate the Feast Day of Saints Joachim and Anne

  Not much is known about the parents of our Blessed Mother and the grandparents of Jesus, Saints Joachim and Anne, but there are simple ways to remember these special saints by honoring and spending time with those who bless … Read More

3 Simple Ways to Ease the Burden of Pregnancy & Infant Loss

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When a friend or loved one loses a baby during pregnancy or at birth, it may seem there’s not much we can say or do. But here are three simple ways to ease their burden, offered by someone who’s been there. … Read More

4 Ways to Teach Kids Generosity

  What does generosity look like, and how can we teach it to our kids? Here are four ways to go.   by Ryan Langr   Living For Others As Christians, we are called to live our lives for the … Read More

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