The Catholic Mom's Prayer CompanionAuthor: Lisa M. Hendey
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
Publication Date: 2016-08-29
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For more than fifteen years, the award-winning CatholicMom.com website has been a trusted source for sound, practical, and spiritual guidance. In their new book, authors Lisa M. Hendey and Sarah A. Reinhard bring together more than eighty moms, dads, and trusted spiritual companions to provide fresh, uplifting meditations for every day of the year. You'll find encouragement when you're struggling, reassurance when you feel alone, and comfort when you're distracted by worry.
Created by moms for moms, these hope-filled meditations touch on the issues and concerns you face as you try to get through the day with a sense of God's presence in your life. Whether you are a new or seasoned mom working in or outside of your home, this inspiring collection of reflections for every day of the year will help you
- stay in touch with the seasons of the Church year:
- remember Mary's loving presence on her feast days:
- keep company with both new and familiar saints:
- see the spiritual meaning of secular holidays: and
- make you smile with occasions such as Houseplant Appreciation
Day and National Popcorn Day.
In just a few minutes of quiet you'll find the boost you need from a friendly voice. Each month also has a special theme such as love, family fun, and slowing down. Start these reflections any time throughout the year and feel your days become more grace-filled and inspired.
"The Catholic Mom's Prayer Companionprovides reflections and prayers that meet busy moms right where they are. As a mother of three children, it gives me quick reflections and prayers that help me re-center my day on Jesus and Mary." --Leah Darrow, Catholic speaker and author of Reclaim Your Beauty
"The Catholic Mom's Prayer Companion is packed full of reflections that are both insightful and eminently relatable. Five minutes with this book will get your day off to a great start." --Jennifer Fulwiler, Catholic radio host and author of Something Other Than God
"This is a book to treasure--a daily companion and reminder of your beautiful vocation as a mother and an invitation to join a community of women around the world who are praying with and for you. We highly recommend it!"
Greg and Lisa Popcak, Catholic speakers and authors of Just Married and Then Comes Baby
"Like a finely crafted mosaic, The Catholic Mom's Prayer Companion blends hundreds of distinctive mini-reflections into one rich and rewarding work. Busy moms looking for a down-to-earth devotional can thank Lisa Hendey, Sarah Reinhard, and their diverse group of contributors for reminding us that there is eternal value in the way we spend our ordinary time." --Colleen Carroll Campbell, Journalist and author of My Sisters the Saints
Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living, The Catholic Mom's Prayer companion and the "Chime Travelers" children's fiction series that dynamically combines time travel and the lives of the saints. She serves at editor-at-large at Ave Maria Press. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN, CatholicTV and as a part of the "Momnipotent" DVD series. She serves as the technology contributor for EWTN's SonRise Morning Show and is a regular family correspondent on Relevant Radio. She blogs at a variety of online venues and her articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor.