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A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 1w ago

Be Prepared! Wisdom

Wisdom 13:1-9 and Luke 17: 26-37 For years I have complained to my husband about how bored I am with the mundane weekly grind.   Sundays are my favorite day, we attend Mass and then have a f...
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 1W ago

Getting ready for Advent 2017

During Advent, we are called upon to: 1) prepare ourselves to worthily to celebrate the anniversary of the Lord's coming into the world as the incarnate God of love, 2) make our souls ...
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 3W ago

A book review: The living Gospel, Daily Devotions for Advent 2017

As a Catholic-mom.com contributor, we occasionally get the privilege of reviewing books that would help Christian families in their journey through the seasons.  There was a call out for thi...
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 1M ago

The message of Fatima, 100 years ago

O Immaculate Heart of Mary,  Pray for us and for the whole world! Seventy thousand (70,000) people witnessed the miracle of the sun on this date, October 13, 1917...these recent times!  ...
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 2M ago

Dear NFL: you don't matter......

A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 2M ago

Continuing Education

Taking a course with Notre Dame called, Christian Doctrine for Catechists.  It's a basic course that starts in the beginning of belief, basically and we are in the second week of our studies...
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 3M ago

Restoring Faith takes work......do it!

Restoring faith through life's storms is difficult at best, but restore it we must!  It has been said that the more we pray  with each other the deeper our faith grows and spreads.  If one f...
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 4M ago

I need to stop beating myself up about this, too

Two out of three of my children have left the Catholic Church.   One claims for good, the other is in name only....never attends Mass, but writes it down as his religion.
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 5M ago

My own road to Emmaus

It's been awhile since I wrote on the Pillars on a regular basis. Believe me, I have missed my enthusiasm and fire. During the past 10 years, (wow, it's been that long since I decided to sha...
A Catholic Mom Climbing the Pillars · 7M ago

Lent 2017

Each year Lent comes, often we are unprepared to face this time of reflection and re-evaluation.  Unlike the sun,  moon, planets, and stars which follow a set rhythm of existence, the huma...