July 11, 2016

By Amanda Rose Media has a profound influence on us, and so it is important to fill our minds with that which is good and holy and true. The Catechism offers important reminders of our life in Christ and our dignity as a human person, so we can have a true anchor in the midst of a chaotic society. A visit to the pediatrician’s office left kind of traumatized this week. My fifteen year-old daughter kept telling me to “just... Read more

July 8, 2016

Question: If you were suffering from some type of cancer and someone you knew was in possession of the cure but didn’t tell you about it, how would you feel? How would you feel if they just sat back and watched you be sick and suffer, and never once offered you what you needed to live? My guess is most, if not all people in a situation like this would be pretty upset. They would consider it cruel to withhold... Read more

July 6, 2016

It’s natural to look for someone who understands our pain. It offers a bit of balm for our wounded soul. But ultimately, as Pope Francis has so tenderly reminded us, our healing comes through prayer, through building or rebuilding our relationship with God. Read more

July 4, 2016

Are you searching for your heart's desire --fame, fortune, the perfect spouse, a pair of ruby slippers? What are you willing to do to obtain it? Read more

June 29, 2016

By Amanda Rose Divorce is a devastating experience, not just for the spouses, but for the entire extended family. The loss of such important relationships causes deep, seemingly irreparable wounds, but there is one important step you can take to start bringing healing to your family… When we think of the excruciating pain of divorce, we think primarily of the broken relationship between husband and wife. We understand that it also affects any children involved, but we don’t always realize... Read more

June 26, 2016

Pope Francis recently stated that the majority of Catholic marriages are null because engaged couples have little to no understanding of what marriage is about. While I don't agree that "most" marriages are in fact null, based upon my expertise I do believe a large portion of marriages are. Pope Francis is not really that far off the mark and that's what is really scary. Read more

June 24, 2016

Prayer is supposed to be our conversation with God, and I’m sure he doesn’t want it to be as hard as we make it. Read more

June 22, 2016

As Catholics, we are instructed to treat others charitably. Does that mean you have to just put up with unwanted attention? Read more

June 20, 2016

Losing a marriage means losing a partner, a friend, a companion--yes--but the loss of a lover is what hits us the hardest. Why? Read more

June 16, 2016

The devastation of divorce can make you feel shocked, rejected, even terrified. But there is one simple prayer that can bring immense consolation. Pick up the Rosary and allow the Lord to draw you with “cords of love.” Read more

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