Why do we have an instinct to squeeze cute things like babies and puppies? In today’s collection we have some research to help us understand this seemingly strange phenomenon. We also have a fascinating piece about the distinction between the words ‘family’ and ‘household’ and why it is significant. Plus, a darling gingerbread cake recipe, tips on cleaning window blinds, and sketches of 10 beautiful churches to be constructed soon!
In today’s collection we have a great piece by Bishop Robert Barron on the spirit of adventure that a life of mission draws out of us. We also have a powerful story of a martyr who converted the day of his death. Plus a beautiful brownstone renovation, a delectable beef tenderloin recipe, and a new piece on the rich and varied symbolism of light in Advent. Happy feast of St. Lucy!
Happy Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe! Today we’re featuring Kathryn Jean Lopez’s fascinating interview about Our Lady’s Jewish roots. Suzie Andres writes charmingly about her experience with Marian consecration. Plus, we have clever homemade gift ideas, a cure for social anxiety, an excellent video on the importance of good liturgy, and a show stopping and cozy paint color for your consideration. And more!
In today’s collection we have Joseph Pearce’s interview with our friend Kevin Knight, the mastermind behind New Advent and editor at National Catholic Register blog. We also have a profound exploration on the theology of gift, great gift ideas for foodies, how to master networking, and tips for cold weather dressing from Meghan Ashley Styling. Enjoy!