The Last of the Forty Days

I can’t believe Lent is coming to an end. In the Catholic publishing world, the season of Lent seems even longer than 40 days, as we are promoting Lenten books and resources to parishes and Catholics long before Lent actually begins. As Holy Week approaches, I’ve been thinking about how to make the most...

Come Check Us Out!

One of my favorite parts of my job is attending conferences. This week, I head to Los Angeles for the Religious Education Congress, where Franciscan Media will exhibit. I truly enjoy working in the booth with my colleagues, meeting other Catholics, and getting the chance to talk to our customers. Whether...

Love is patient. Love is kind.

Love is patient. Love is kind. We’ve all heard these words many times. But, how many times have we actually taken them to heart? God instructs us to love one another. How good are we at following his command? Today is a perfect day to try to do better. To love more and to judge less. Wonder what I mean?...

Have You Ever Been Fightin’ Mad?

I don’t consider myself an angry person. I doubt that many (if any) people who know me well would describe me as angry. Why then, would I read a book about practical solutions for conquering anger? Do you ever get mad? I do. It doesn’t define me or describe my personality, but there are times when I...

What a Week!

With all the bad weather we have received in the last couple of weeks, several events were postponed, which made this past week a very busy one for us: a trip to Columbus on Saturday, gingerbread-house-making party Sunday, Lessons and Carols Monday, school Christmas program Tuesday, preschool Christmas...

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