Happy Feast of St. Faustina (and Happy Birthday to my brand new 4 year old!). The Diary of St. Faustina is a powerful, eye-opening read that just pierces my soul and makes me focus on the next life instead of this one.
I nearly forgot about MMWS after spending the weekend at my best friend’s wedding! My husband Andrew has a powerful devotion to the Holy Queen of Heaven, and he suggested this line from St. Louis de Montfort’s Total Consecration to Mary.
Catholicism is a faith of remarkable depth. From our knowledge of and love for Jesus, innumerable teachings emerge all directing us to eternal life with God. This world is temporary, the Church teaches us, and the one beyond is worth setting our sights and lives on. Scripture from Genesis all the way to the great […]
This quotation has been one of the deepest consolations to my heart that I’ve ever heard.
Toys are necessary for kids’ education and I’m a big fan of cultivating imagination and creativity in my Fantastic Four; but I also like investing in things that will enhance their little lives or in experiences that give sweet memories, closeness in our family, and wonderful, timeless joy. After polling the Facebook crowd and offering my own ideas, we’ve come up with a knockout list of non-toy gifts.
A big deadline and my classic procrastination compelled me to postpone MMWS to Tuesday – it’s never too late to receive wisdom like this…
There’s no toy more classic than a doll. A simple, sweet thing perfect for imaginative play, companionship in solitude, and sentiment to last for years and years. As a little girl, there was nothing I wanted more than an American Girl doll – a tangible image of the child heroines I read about in the […]
The smallest act has infinite value when offered to the Lord.
What’s more fun and thrilling than being on The Right Heart Podcast?? Being on The Right Heart Podcast twice. Erin Franco knows I relish in simplicity and cashing in on the BIG perks of little living. We got the chance to chat over what drew me to minimalism, why it’s become a mission at […]
Again The Catholic Wife is graced with an image shared from a professional photographer. Fellow Benedictine alum, Jen Frederickson of La Cattura Photography is located in the Twin Cities and captures life beautifully. Humble thanks to her and this lovely couple for sharing their moment with us.