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On the Feast of St. Frances: A Saint Who Struggled, Too

On the Feast of St. Frances: A Saint Who Struggled, Too

A married woman must, when called upon, quit her devotions to God at the altar to find Him in her household affairs. // St. Frances of Rome As a mom, I have struggled with this. Longing for just a few more minutes of morning prayer, before my children wake up. Hoping for quiet and stillness at Mass so I can soak in the grace I desperately need for the next week. This was especially difficult when I was a new mom with…

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The Day I Learned: I Do Not Suffer Alone

The Day I Learned: I Do Not Suffer Alone

Walking into my doctor’s office, I was filled with tentative hope that this follow-up visit would bring me one step closer to healing. Chronic health issues were taking a toll on my whole person — body, mind, and spirit. I knew I needed help. But the medications I was trying were not making a dent in my overall well-being. In fact, the latest one seemed to make me feel worse. As I gave my name to the receptionist, the look…

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