Lisa M. Hendey is the founder of the award-winning CatholicMom.com. She is the bestselling author of The Handbook for Catholic Moms, A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms, The Grace of Yes, The Chime Travelers children’s fiction series and I Am God’s Storyteller. Hendey is the coeditor of the The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion.
Hendey has appeared on EWTN, CatholicTV, and as a part of the Momnipotent DVD series. Her work has appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor.
Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic new media topics. She has spoken at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, the Catholic Marketing Network, the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, the National Catholic Youth Conference, the Midwest Catholic Family Conference, and the National Council of Catholic Women. Selected as an Egan Journalism Fellow with Catholic Relief Services, Hendey has traveled, written and spoken on behalf of CRS, Unbound, and other non-profit organizations to support their humanitarian missions in Rwanda, the Philippines, India, Tanzania, Kenya, and Columbia.
She lives with her husband, Greg, in Los Angeles, California.
Guided by the example of the saints, Hendey eloquently links personal stories, scripture, prayer, and soul-strengthening exercises into a spiritually rich and deeply practical resource for Catholic women. This edition includes a new preface and cover and is updated with information about saints canonized since the first edition.
Allow The Book of Saints for Catholic Moms to help you grow in your faith and enrich your heart, mind, body, and soul by spending each week of the year with Lisa M. Hendey and a different saint. This award-winning spiritual guidebook introduces you to popular saints such as Thérèse of Lisieux, Teresa of Calcutta, John Paul II, and Patrick, as well as lesser known but equally inspiring saints such as Gianna Beretta Molla and Damien of Molokai.
Each week Hendey offers:a thematic prayer intention;biographical and devotional information about the saint;lessons she learned from each saint;daily scripture meditations;prayers;activities for moms and children; andpractical, spiritually rich steps that help moms incorporate the wisdom and exemplary faith of each figure into their own lives.