9 Ways Your Kids Can Get Money for Almsgiving

  Do your kids practice almsgiving? It’s been a core practice of our faith for thousands of years. But what is almsgiving, anyway? And how can cash-strapped kids raise money for the needy? We’ve got you covered on both counts. … Read More

4 Ways to Teach Kids Generosity

  What does generosity look like, and how can we teach it to our kids? Here are four ways to go.   by Ryan Langr   Living For Others As Christians, we are called to live our lives for the … Read More

The Unceremonious Story of Our Family Giving Box

  My kids love the annual CRS Rice Bowl so much, it has (accidentally more than intentionally) evolved into a year-round “giving box.”   by Heidi Indahl My children have always enjoyed participating in the annual Lenten Rice Bowl campaigns by … Read More

What Our Family Did to Fight Poverty This Week

  Our family’s participation in Catholic Charities’ #End45 campaign started with a trip to our local food bank and community center. Here’s what we learned.   by Heidi Indahl This past September, Catholic Charities USA began a social media campaign … Read More

Invite the Poor to Your Family’s Table

“As a sign of Christ’s love (Christians) will on occasion invite the poor to their own table,” the Catholic Book of Blessings says in its introduction to table blessings. Are you ready to expand the size of your family meal … Read More

Motherhood, Hospitality, and the Catholic Worker: Vocations That Heal

  The vocation to hospitality seems to me the heart of these two realities: mothering and being a Catholic Worker. And like any vocation, a vocation to hospitality, rightly discerned and truly lived, heals. by Susan Windley-Daoust   MANY YEARS … Read More

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