A treasury of shared experience, practical advice, solid Catholic teaching, humor, and heart-felt encouragement that will help your family stand strong against the turbulence of the times!
Published by Our Sunday Visitor.
I have long admired Marge as a gifted writer and storyteller. In addition to the energy, wit, practical wisdom and warmth that emanates from these pages, it becomes clear that she has provided the fruit – the fine wine – of years of keen and perceptive observation of human nature, viewed through the lens of a solid faith in the supernatural mysteries of God – interwoven in the humdrum and day to day joys and sorrows of a wife and mother. Using the Holy Family’s example as a constant reference point for her own blueprint for parenting, Marge gets it right as she relates how focusing on encouraging and expecting growth in virtue and character will lead to the only real, true, ultimate goal – holiness of life.
~From the Foreword by Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York
Diapers, screaming kids, dating, curfews, and mealtime woes needn’t be fraught with a frazzled approach. Margaret Fenelon shares her insights and tricks of the trade culled from life experiences and the wisdom of the Church offering us tools to create an atmosphere of tranquility, tenderness, and celebration in our Catholic homes while steering our children towards Heaven!
~Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, EWTN TV host of “Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms,” speaker, and author of numerous Catholic books
From creating new traditions to making prayer a lasting focal point, Marge Fenelon has helpful tips for any mother in her fantastic book Strengthening Your Family; A Catholic Approach to Holiness at Home. Experienced moms will love Marge’s affirmations of what matters most for families, and new moms will enjoy embracing Marge’s tips and finding new ways to implement them in their own families. Along the way, you’ll hear plenty of fun and inspirational tales and learn what’s made the Fenelon Clan so special and so close to one another. Kudos to Marge for championing family life and for providing us with a tool to help strengthen our bond with those we love most.
~Lisa M. Hendey, Founder and Editor of www.CatholicMom.com and author of A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms.
Strengthening Your Family is a true delight. Marge Fenelon provides us all with a resource full of sound advice, examples from real life, solid spirituality, and good humor. This book will be a help to couples and clergy alike.
~Fr. Cliff Ermatinger, author of St Augustine Answers 101 Questions on Prayer (Sophia Institute Press), St Therese of Lisieux – Spouse and Victim (Institute of Carmelite Studies), and other books on spirituality.
Is it really possible to raise happy, holy, and faith-filled children in the age of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, texting, sexting, and so much more? As a Catholic evangelist and media expert I say the answer to that crucial question is a big “yes” if you add “Strengthening Your Family” to your spiritual parenting tool kit. “Strengthening Your Family” is chock full of beautiful nuggets of wisdom and wit from Marge’s own walk as a Catholic Mom. It’s also a treasure trove of timeless truths of the Catholic Church that provide help, hope, and inspiration even in the most challenging of parenting situations.
~Teresa Tomeo, Syndicated Catholic Talk Show Host, Author, Motivational Speaker
Personally autographed by the author!