Author Archive: Sherry Antonetti
I am a Catholic writer, happily married, and mother to ten children. Past publications include the Catholic Digest, Faith and Family Live, National Catholic Register, the Catholic Standard, East Texas Catholic and the Washington Post. I have a regular column at www.catholicmom.com and also a blog, Chocolate For Your Brain, with the I don't know what I'm doing blog address of http://www.sherryantonettiwrites.blogspot.com. My first foray into fiction is slated to hit the internet in May of 2013, The Book of Helen.
Did you grow closer to God? Start a new prayer regimen? Become more familiar with the Catechism? Peruse the life of a favorite saint or discover the writings of one of the Doctors other than David Tennant or Matt Smith? Did you start last year’s Year of Faith with the best of intentions only to […]
It was a cold afternoon, but I’d agreed to a play date at the park and so I trundled the four littles into the van for what I hoped would be a bit of fun. The playground had a fenced-in area that would allow the five, four, and two-year-old to play without me hovering. It […]
One of my favorite stories about my first son, is how he saved a life of a person he’s never really known. Being lonely and stuck at home and not coping with it very well that first year as a mom, I pushed his stroller all around the hot streets of Houston, desperate for company. […]
How do we come to know God in a world that considers Him a construct of man rather than the Creator of mankind? How do we come to really know this person we are called to love, Jesus? And how are we to live in accordance with the Holy Spirit, such that we pull others […]
Car rides are hard with ten children. There is almost always a mess. There is almost always a disagreement about seating arrangements, and fights in the back row of the 12 passenger van cannot be easily mitigated without dramatic over the top gestures like stopping the car. My favorite tactics to maintain peace on the […]
I have one teen-aged daughter who would love to be a cynic, but is wise enough to know she shouldn’t be. Occasionally though, she has to scratch that skeptic’s itch and it is usually when she comes face to face with what she describes as “Youth Director” mentality. As a child of the 70′s, who […]