Children and adults of a parish show their love for Mary and Jesus Girls in their white first Communion dresses make the sign of the cross during a May procession and benediction last month at Maternity B.V.M. Church in Philadelphia. Many children and adults of the parish (pictured in the procession at bottom) showed their […]
Meet your new baby brother
We recently welcomed another member to our family. Our little guy is 7 months old now and it’s hard to imagine life without him. He has a big, easy smile, and a (usually) sunny disposition. He loves his big sisters and brother. But one question that I’m always asked is, “How are the kids with the baby?”
When porn invades a marriage, it’s time to talk
She says: I was on our computer the other night and while looking for a web address in the history menu, I discovered some addresses that lead to websites with pornographic images. I know it had to have been Tim, since no one else but Tim and I have access to our computer. I had […]
Making Mom Catholic
Two women, both led by their daughters, walked by different roads into the Catholic faith.
Open heart adoption
With four children already, the Roberto family of Bensalem decided to adopt four more – all with special needs -- from China.
God comes to the kitchen
As Mary did, we encounter the holy the events of every day. How can this be? By grace, of course.
It’s spring — kids, get outside!
Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the sun. The leaves are budding, flowers are poking up from the earth, and everything is glowing with new life. If your kids are anything like mine, they’ve been begging to get outside for the last month or so, no matter what […]
What’s in a name? Plenty
Our new pope chose the name Francis, for St. Francis of Assisi. But the Bridges family knows he could have chosen equally saintly models with the same name.
Moved to cheers
One of 16 children born into a poor Honduran family, Iris Reyes-Bugg grew up in her adopted Philadelphia family -- and into a dynamic young woman determined to serve.
Warm meals, warm words
The kind words of volunteer Ted Wahl pair well with the hot meals he offers to homeless men at St. John's Hospice, Philadelphia. They might be the only such gifts the men receive in a day, and Wahl knows he might be seeing in them the face of Christ.