About Lisa M. Hendey

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms.

#UDMC2014 Dallas Done Right — Sweet Tweets for 10/26/14

With my dear friend Kara Klein (@KaraKleinMusic) at #UDMC2014

As I type this, I’m ensconced in a basement Starbucks in Chicago, still trying to figure out what time it is. My computer says one time, my phone another and my watch (remember those?) a third. Take your pick…  It’s been a busy but amazing week. As I was sitting in the Dallas Fort Worth [Read More...]

Name the Goldfish — Cast Your Vote!

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The nominations are in and we’re happy to report an amazing “catch” of magnificent proportions! Now it’s time for you to vote for the winning goldfish name. Use the ballot below to vote for your favorite! How it works: Round 1: October 20, 21, and 22 – Submit your name and nominate your favorite charity [Read More...]

Ending #Ebola: How You and I Can Help

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We’ve watched on television as news of Ebola has reached our shores over the past few weeks. I can’t help but think that for some of us, it took an outbreak here in our country to wake us up to those who are suffering from this crippling health crisis around the world. When I learned [Read More...]

Catholic Dinner Theater? Let’s Make It Happen!

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This came to my attention today. Heck yes, I would love to see a “Catholic Dinner Theater” production of The Wedding at Cana. If you can help, visit the Kickstarter campaign here. The Wedding at Cana: scripture comes alive in an all-sung musical performed as Catholic dinner theater! You are an honored guest! This Kickstarter [Read More...]

Catholic Word Offers “Respect Life” Webinar

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To continue our focus on “Respect Life” during the month of October, my friends at Catholic Word wrote today to invite you to a webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, October 22 at 3 pm ET. Register online here – Here is all of the information from Catholic Word: Respect Life Month is a great time to brush [Read More...]

Fatima Conference Invites You

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The Mater Christi Apostolate invites you to attend a one day “Our Lady of Fatima and Fulton Sheen Conference” on November 15th in Fresno, California. Noted speakers for this event include: Father Paul Nicholson Fr. Andrew Apostoli Deacon Ed Valdez Fr. Robert Barcelos Shar Ormonde Deacon Robert Ellis For more information visit Mater-Christi.org or email materchristiapostolate@gmail.com [Read More...]

Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio Enlivens Church History

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Today, we turn the “book notes spotlight” on one of my favorite authors, Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio, as we celebrate the launch of his newest book When the Church Was Young: Voices of the Early Fathers. In my review of this book, I shared: In the same way that I used to lovingly tell my sons bedtime stories [Read More...]

Why The Goldfish Needs A Name and Why Our Non-Profits Need Our Help

Yesterday, I shared with you my initial impressions about that perky little goldfish who “graces” the cover of my soon-to-be released book The Grace of Yes. It seems that from the moment the cover was unveiled, people couldn’t stop asking about him. He’s taken on a life of his own, as has the “Y”/MartiniGlassishContainer he appears to [Read More...]

Archdiocese of New York is “Connecting the Church”

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Via my good friend Matthew Warner, the genius behind Flocknote, comes exciting news about a communications whirlwind happening in the Archdiocese of New York. As the press release below shares, the Archdiocese will be implementing both Flocknote flocknote.com) and  eCatholic (eCatholic.com) in all of their parishes. Matt shared with me: “Now, when any parishioner joins any ministry [Read More...]


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