Under the Christmas Tree: Books for Children of All Ages

Each year during Advent, I've tried to  offer a list of great books for children: silly stories to make kids laugh, picture books that will fill them with wide-eyed wonder, fact books to help them learn, all kinds of titles to tuck under the Christmas tree. This year my mailbox has filled with colorful new story books that are sure to become favorites. I thought I'd share some of them with you--and busy parents can click on the links and have them delivered direct to your mailbox. BOOKS FOR C … [Read more...]

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Football Family’s Faith Inspires, As 5-Year-Old Chad Carr Loses Battle With Cancer

Chad Carr, the five-year-old son of former University of Michigan quarterback Jason Carr and the grandson of former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr, died at 1:21 this afternoon.It had been fifteen months since Chad had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The Detroit News reported: Just days before his fourth birthday, Chad was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Giloma (DIPG), a tumor located in a small area of the brain stem. The median survival rate is nine months from … [Read more...]

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When Your Children Leave the Church: Brandon Vogt Offers Hope for Heartbroken Parents

If you're a Catholic parent, you know the joy that comes from seeing your child grow in the faith. On the day of his baptism, you rejoiced at the new life in Christ--anticipating years of loving and shared faith, and then an eternity together. When she received her First Holy Communion, her sweet innocence brought tears in your eyes.But then.... [end peaceful happy music, begin painful screeching sound] during high school or college, or when out on her first job, something happens. Your son … [Read more...]

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