A recent college graduate desires to start a family, but experiences rejection after rejection in relationships. She sees her friends getting married and having children, while she seems so far behind. Is something wrong with her?
An Engaging Resource to Renew Catholic Marriages
What if you could exercise loving curiosity to strengthen your marriage? Catholic psychotherapist, Dana Nygaard, has written an engaging book that is a marriage must-have as it guides Catholic couples through loving and captivating conversations.
Navigating Options When Experiencing Domestic Abuse
For Catholics, addressing issues of domestic abuse and navigating their options can feel especially challenging because of our teaching on the sacramentality of marriage. When we look to the Church’s teaching on the Sacrament of Marriage, it clearly explains the reason our Catholic faith holds such a strict view of marriage and its indissolubility.
Parental Insights in Raising Catholic Teenagers
Parents need to only have a newborn in their house for a few weeks before they hear people say, “Just wait till they are teens!” It is axiomatic in our culture that the teenage years are full of rebellion and strife for the family.
YOU Have the Words of Everlasting Life…
Well it’s that time of year again…what should I give up for Lent? Most of us tend to do the same thing year after year…chocolate, coffee, beer.
Marriage Is A School of Sacrificial Love
One of the many blessings that flow from the Catholic Church’s unswerving stance against divorce – or better, for the permanence of marriage – is that the Catholic theology of marriage has a depth and richness rarely found in Protestant thought, and wholly foreign to secular thought.
How to Prepare for Advent: “Wait for me!”
“Wait for me!” This was an appeal I often made to the other kids as one of the youngest growing up on my street.
Trusting God in the Midst of Church’s Hierarchy Betrayal
The newest revelations of covering up sexual abuse within the Catholic Church and her hierarchy has sent shock waves throughout the Church.
Biblical Roots of Essential Oils
There are natural, God-given benefits of herbs, oils, and other natural aids to healing that are entirely accepted in Catholic teaching and scripture. Listen to podcast of Allison Ricciardi on Relevant Radio’s ‘The Drew Mariani Show’ as Drew and Allison discuss the Biblical roots and health benefits of Essential Oils.
Re-Discovering Marriage Through the Lens of the Mass
Raised an evangelical Protestant with degrees in Christian Ministries and biblical studies, and an ordained Pastor, I would have never imagined that in 2003 my wife and I would be received into full fellowship with the Roman Catholic Church.