A Father’s Perspective on a Child’s Disability

“It is not easier today than it was the day of the diagnosis. It is the hardest thing I have ever committed to doing in my life.” Best-selling author Chad Judice is talking about accepting his son Eli’s prenatal diagnosis of Spina Bifida and all that entails. One of Judice’s fears of having a child with a disability was realized […]

Misconceptions about Ephesians and What it Really Means for Wives to be Submissive

Marriage: The Union of One Woman and One Man

by Costanza Miriano St. Paul, in his letter to the Ephesians, explains how we should serve each other: “Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. The husband is the head of the wife just in so far as he is to her what Christ is to the Church. He gave his life for her. And […]

A Mother Who Inspires us to Love

Pope Francis (neneo / Shutterstock.com)

What if Pope Francis gave you a special mission? Wouldn’t you find it hard to ignore? I, for one, paid attention when the Holy Father issued a commission to me and my companions during a private audience in Rome back in October of 2013. We had gathered together for a study seminar hosted by the Pontifical Council for the Laity […]

Engaging Young Catholic Adults in the Life of the Church

ICL Guest Contributor – Raellyn Kovich, Moderator, Catholic Ideas & Issues Forum Editor’s Note: The Catholic Ideas & Issues Forum, sponsored by the Integrated Catholic Life, is an outreach of the Atlanta Catholic Business Conference that presents panel discussions and Q&A on relevant faith and business topics. The panels are comprised of Atlanta Catholic business leaders seeking to assist Catholics to inform their business […]

Book Review: Stories for the Homeschool Heart

We are delighted to run this guest contributor book review from writer Patrice Fagnant MacArthur for Stories for the Homeschool Heart.  The authors are Theresa Thomas and Patti Maguire Armstrong and the publisher is Cheryl Dickow, owner of Belazel Books.  Theresa, Patti and Cheryl are contributing writers to the Integrated Catholic Life eMagazine. Movie Review by Patrice Fagnant MacArthur: As […]

Book Review: Our Jewish Roots

Our Jewish Roots: A Catholic Woman’s Guide to Fulfillment Today by Connecting with her Past By Cheryl Dickow A Review by Guest Contributor Christine Capolino The book with the pull. The overwhelming desire to “get back to that book,” as the laundry basket spills haphazardly; spaghetti sauce stained dishes languish; lesson plan book waits open and blank. Until your brain […]