Saint Anna, Grandmother of Christ

Saint Anna, Grandmother of Christ

Fr. Christopher Flesoras speaks about Saint Anna, whose memory we commemorate on July 25th. Saint Anna was Christ’s grandmother, and is held up as an example for all mothers and wives. And, as families prepare to send their children back to school, Mike Tischel shares with us how we can...

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The Treasure Hunt

The Treasure Hunt

Attending the services is a matter of constant movement. My arms, they’re seldom empty and it’s a rare occasion I find myself ending a service standing in the spot where I began. I’ve long abandoned that naive notion, the one that equates the caring for young children with lost opportunities....

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A Hidden Community

A Hidden Community

My eyes close and I take a deep breath. The baby I was lovingly carrying in my womb had passed away. I exhale…oh…so…slowly. I’m overwhelmed with sadness and retreat to the inner most cave of my thoughts. “Lord have mercy on me.” How do you cope with something of this...

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A Mother’s Heartache

A Mother’s Heartache

Two years ago, Jennifer’s baby daughter died in her womb. To help her as she was grieving, she wrote about what it’s like to lose your baby. So many people have a difficult time talking about losing a baby, or letting other people talk about it. We share with her...

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