Book Review: “Dear God, I Don’t Get It”

They say that the measure of a good children’s book—or a young reader’s chapter book, as the case may be—is that both children and adults find the story compelling, that it stirs within them a desire to be something more than what they already are.  Patti Maguire Armstrong’s new book, Dear God, I Don’t Get It, certainly does just that.  […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Dr. Peter Kreeft

Dr. Peter Kreeft

  “Our culture has filled our heads but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery. It produces ‘nice’ people, not heroes.” (Dr. Peter Kreeft, Jesus-Shock) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your […]

Waiting for the Christmas Miracle during Advent

Photography © by Carmelite Sisters

by Sister Regina Marie, O.C.D., Vicar General Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles “There is in every human heart, be it the heart of a man or a woman, an empty cradle, waiting for the birth of Christ to fill it.” On the First Sunday in Advent, all over the world – in Los Angeles, in […]

Parables Lost: “Once Upon a Time…”

Catechesis Corner – Parables Lost: “Once Upon a Time…” by Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles In a world where absolutes like truth, goodness and beauty are denied or cheapened, our children need to have these truths embodied in wonder. The parables of Jesus employ simple, ordinary events to present profound and lasting […]