Images of angels are on calendars and notecards, magnets and mugs. But these spiritual beings are not the stuff of Hallmark designs; they are real and powerful, serving as protectors and ministers of divine..
20 Experts Talk: DOs and DONTs When Visiting Mom and Dad at the Long Term Care Facility
Senior care experts share 20 helpful tips when visiting aging parents inside long term care facilities.
Thoughts on Ryan Jon’s Video Message to His Birth Mother
Posted by Nina Friedman, Director of Post Adoption Support, May 22, 2017 You may have seen this emotional video message floating around Facebook over the last couple weeks. With over 10 million views to date, it seems that Ryan Jon’s heartfelt message to his birth mother touched many people, including those in the adoption community I think he articulated well many thoughts and feelings that so many adopted people have. The sentiments he shares are ones I often hear from adopted people, including: thinking about their birth mother on Mother’s Day; being thankful for the choice their birth mother made; understanding that their birth mother wasn’t able to give her child the life she wanted wanting to say thank you; being fearful of what the outcome of reaching out could be; and, hoping…
How the Catholic Church determines a true Marian apparition
When it comes to Marian apparitions, the Catholic Church takes a prudent approach that focuses more on the message than the miracle.