25 09, 2017

How can social media help teens grow in their faith?

By | 2017-09-25T09:41:01+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|0 Comments

I love social media! It’s the news of the young person’s generation.  Most teens find out everything they know about what is going on in the world from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other social media sites. There are so many cool things to explore on social media, but you can also find hate and evil [...]

18 09, 2017

How to surrender and trust (parenting lessons from Mrs. Noah)

By | 2017-09-18T08:30:21+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|0 Comments

We don’t even know her name.  We only know that she was married to Noah—someone the New Testament refers to as “a herald of righteousness”—a witness and evangelist, by the way he lived.  (See Hebrews 11:7 and II Peter 2:5) The Bible states that she and Noah have three grown sons, each of them married, [...]

5 09, 2017

Human Labor, God Gifts

By | 2017-09-05T10:00:58+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|0 Comments

In the creation account of Genesis, God gave human beings, created in His image and likeness, a command to “Fill the earth and subdue it” (Gen 1:28). In his letter to the Thessalonian Christian community, St. Paul also wrote encouraging the faithful to work: “When we were with you, we gave you this command: If [...]

21 08, 2017

Back to school: a parent’s reflection and prayer

By | 2017-08-21T09:31:26+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|0 Comments

Back-to-school time stirs up so many thoughts and emotions in my family. I’m sure everyone has memories of their own back-to-school experiences as a child, some positive; some maybe not so great. I remember laying awake the night before the first day of school wondering who my teacher would be (we didn’t find out until [...]

24 07, 2017

Are you humble?

By | 2017-07-24T10:43:13+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|0 Comments

In the Gospel reading for the 22nd Sunday in ordinary time, Jesus is invited to a banquet at a Pharisee's house, and there He observes people vying for the most prominent places at table (Lk 14:1, 7-14). In that time and culture, honor and shame were very important, so one's place at table was a [...]