Catholic Life, Faith and Prayer

How Can YOU Help the Poor Internationally?

This post was contributed by Fouad of Humanitarian Prayers.

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The Bible says a lot about helping the poor. Jesus made a big deal about it, saying in Matthew 25:45 (NAB),

“Amen, I say to you, what you did not do for one of these least ones, you did not do for me.”

Continue reading “How Can YOU Help the Poor Internationally?”

Advent, Catholic Life, Free Resources, Uncategorized

The Healthy, Happy, Holy Advent Challenge

This post is contributed by Johnna from Catholic Women Run.

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Are you ready to feel your healthiest and happiest, and to feel the closest to God you’ve ever been?! Join us to have the best Advent of your life! Continue reading “The Healthy, Happy, Holy Advent Challenge”

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Infuse the Catholic Faith into Your Family Life

This post is contributed by Monica of Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families

 

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Subscribe to Equipping Catholic Families and receive the FREE Cathletics Craft Kit Sampler! Continue reading “Infuse the Catholic Faith into Your Family Life”

Catholic Life, Faith and Prayer

Explore the Catholic World – From Your Home!

This post is contributed by Elayne Miller of Annunciation Designs.

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Annunciation Designs

The wisdom of the Saints brought to life. Catholic cards and goods with hand-lettered designs.

Hi there! I’m Elayne Miller, and I’m so excited to welcome you to Annunciation Designs, a hand-lettered greeting card and goods shop. Continue reading “Explore the Catholic World – From Your Home!”

Advent, Catholic Life, Faith and Prayer

4+ Amazing Advent Ideas

This article is contributed by Leslie Sholly and originally appeared on Life in Every Limb.

Advent Ideas

More than Christmas, more even than Easter, Advent is my very favorite liturgical season.

Part of my affection for Advent stems from my beautiful memories of Catholic school celebrations, but I also love it for how simple it is to incorporate the celebration of this special season into daily life. Continue reading “4+ Amazing Advent Ideas”

Advent, Books, Catholic Life, Faith and Prayer

The Sweetest Advent Devotional for Married Couples

This post is contributed by the bloggers at HailMarry, Surprised by Marriage, and Messy Buns and Latin Chant.

Waiting Together Advent Devotional

The ladies of Hail Marry have just released a joint project for Advent with their Catholic Sex Q&A coauthors, Hilary and Jennifer! Waiting Together, an Advent Devotional for Catholic Married Couples. Continue reading “The Sweetest Advent Devotional for Married Couples”

Books, Catholic Life, Faith and Prayer

Are You Listening? A Book To Help You Hear God’s Voice In Your Life

This post is contributed by Christine Canino, Author of Spirit of Catholic Success.

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Do you ever feel like your faith life is mediocre?

Like you are just going through life without really participating, just watching from the sidelines?

Do you find yourself at mass distracted by the kids, or your mind wandering to your laundry and your shopping and your dishes and your mile long list of things to do?

It is easy to fall into the trap of seeing life as mediocre, as just flying by fast and furious without much purpose or passion.

What to break free from mediocrity?
Continue reading “Are You Listening? A Book To Help You Hear God’s Voice In Your Life”

Books

The Perfect Cozy Christmas Read

This post is contributed by Sheila Cronin, author of The Gift Counselor.

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“What father, if his son asks for bread, would give him a stone?” Weird she thought, a scripture passage, yet how fitting. And what mother, if her son asks for a dog, would give him a stuffed animal? She shivered from head to toe.

The Gift Counselor

by Sheila M. Cronin

Do all gifts have strings attached?  

Yes, believes Jonquil Bloom as she sets out to counsel gift givers at a local department store. A single mom and graduate student in psychology, gifts fascinate Jonquil. Continue reading “The Perfect Cozy Christmas Read”

Catholic Life

8 Ways to Live the Beatitudes in the Workplace

How to Evangelize in a Secular Work Environment. This post is contributed by Taryn Oesch, author of the blog: Everyday Roses.

Evangelize the Workplace

The New Evangelization calls us to “be evangelized and then go forth to evangelize.”

Most of us don’t spend our days working in religious ministry. So how are we called to evangelize in a secular working environment?

Should we leave rosaries on our bosses’ desks and invite our cubicle mates to Mass? I’m sure there are cases when these activities are appropriate and effective.

But subtler ways to be a Christian witness with non-Christian or non-Catholic co-workers can have more impact.

Here are 8 strategies to evangelize in your workplace. Continue reading “8 Ways to Live the Beatitudes in the Workplace”