Faith that Works

Teaching middle schoolers how to live and practice their faith

O Root of Jesse’s stem, sign of God’s love for all his people: come to save us without delay! Knowing our roots is important. I remember as a small girl learning the story of Nicholas Appert, my ancestor, who was a French scientist around the time of Napoleon. When Napoleon needed a way for his …

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Celebrating Advent with my family is a lot of fun. Although my son is still a little young to understand all the signs and symbols of Advent, he loves candles and he loves a good story, so both of those things play heavily into our family Advent traditions. It’s also super fun to have a …

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