About Radical Catholic Mom

Rosary for Japan

I invite you all to offer up your daily rosary, or your other forms of prayer for the people of Japan. Right now there are fears the third nuclear reactor might melt down. Three nuclear reactors in crisis. Our Lady of Akita, pray for Japan. [Read more…]

Rest in Peace, Doctor

According to the National Catholic Register, Dr. Bernard Nathanson has died at the age of 84 in New York after suffering from cancer. For those not familiar with Dr. Nathanson, he helped legalize abortion in America and was one of the founding members of what is now known as NARAL- National Abortion Rights Action League.  [Read More…]


So . . .  who do you think is going to win the Big Game today? Is everyone huddling around their televisions to watch or are you planning on bowing out?   [Read more…]

Brilliant Movies

I have watched two movies recently that I have to recommend to you. If you have Netflix these are all on the instant watch or you can get them on dvd if you like it the old fashioned way.  The first movie I just happened to place in my queue not knowing too much about [Read More…]

The Hunger Games Trilogy

One of the hottest books in the children books section is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins published by Scholastic, Inc. Not only is this book popular amongst kids, but their parents as well. There are waiting lists at libraries around the country for the three books that make up this trilogy. In light of [Read More…]

The Saints

I know All Saints Day has passed and tomorrow we intercede for all those in Purgatory, but I want to write a quick reflection on what these beautiful people who have gone before us mean to me.  My five year old told me, “Mommy, I want to be a Saint. What must I do?”  I [Read More…]

On Loan

My friend adopted a little girl from China. She says that she and her husband had waited for years for a chance to adopt even though they gave birth to their son. They had wanted a sibling for him. The day finally happens and they fly to China to pick up their beloved, much awaited [Read More…]

On The Culture of Busy

A group of girlfriends and I were discussing the other day how busy our evenings are for moms. There are dinners to make, children and husbands to please, babies to bathe, get dressed, read before bed, and then bed time.  Then we began to consider that–well–the whole day is crazy busy.  A friend of mine [Read More…]

Praying Before Blogging

I wonder how many of us pray before we enter the blogosphere.  Before we sit down and write out comments or write a post, do we ask the Holy Spirit to guide us? My Spiritual Director told me to begin praying before I write and I still have to remind myself to do it. I [Read More…]

The Cross

A couple of weeks ago this Scripture was one of the readings at Mass. Heb 12:5-7;11-13 Brothers and sisters, You have forgotten the exhortation addressed to you as children: “My son, do not disdain the discipline of the Lord or lose heart when reproved by him; for whom the Lord loves, he disciplines; he scourges [Read More…]