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Many men and women today feel desperate and deep despair, but are their fears true? They may be feeling despair, but does that indicate that things can never improve?read more
I can think of nothing more important right now. Learn the details of this prayer campaign of humility and transformation. Please share with others and help promote it as well.read more
What’s behind all the anger and vulgarity displayed at the Women’s March? Promoted as a march for “women’s equality”, the speeches, signs and spirit there tell a different story. Our culture is hurting and this level of anger, though off-putting, needs our compassion.read more
Listen to Podcast with Allison Ricciardi, LMHC on Relevant Radio's "On Call With Wendy Wiese" on this important discussion about the psychological effects of abortion on women and how they can experience true healing.read more
St. Thomas Aquinas taught how emotions, by their nature, want to, and need to be guided by reason. Taking the time to understand them better, respect them, and use them more wisely is critical to living happy and peaceful lives – both as individuals and as a society.read more
Listen to audio podcast of Allison Ricciardi, LMHC on Relevant Radio's "On Call With Wendy Wiese" on how essential daily prayer is for moms and tips on finding the time.read more
We’re all familiar with Jesus saying in the Scriptures that it's more blessed to give than to receive. But, how many of us actually believe it? Too many of us, afraid of being doormats, pull back and would rather not be a giver. It’s understandable because of the many users out there who have hurt us and we don’t want to enable them to use us. So what is Jesus referring to?read more
For many people the holidays are a mixed blessing. Visiting family has its upside but can also be a source of grave tensions. This year may be particularly challenging with all of the emotions connected to the recent presidential election. No matter which candidate you supported and voted for, contemplating the Thanksgiving table may fill you with some trepidation. Here are some tips that may...read more
Listen to audio podcast of Allison Ricciardi, LMHC on Relevant Radio's "On Call with Wendy Wiese" on how to show love and mercy to our family members and neighbors without provoking even more division and hatred.read more
It’s time for all of us to join forces and pray for our nation and pray grace into our new President! The nation-wide prayer campaign – Novena for Our Nation – begins November 28th, the Feast of Saint Catherine Labouré (who received the apparition of the Miraculous Medal), and goes until January 20th, the Presidential Inauguration. “Draw your strength from the Lord and His...read more
It seems everyone is angry about something these days. Perhaps you feel as if you’re constantly angry. The anger could be from some problem in our society, or a political result, or a personal situation or with a friend, family member or a co-worker. Anger is seen by most people as something to avoid and as something dangerous and detrimental. As Catholics, we are taught that one of the seven...read more
Imagine if you slipped into a coma when you were 13 years old. When you’re 40 you wake up, defying all medical odds and explanations. A miracle, for sure! No one can deny that. And yet, instead of being happy, you start to fall into a depression. So much has changed. Your friends have grown up and had families of their own. Your parents have aged or passed onto eternity. And your siblings are...read more