THERESA MERGENER

Theresa is the Content Director for Decided Excellence Catholic Media. She lives in the great northwoods of Wisconsin with her husband, four kids, and 100-pound hound mix. She is passionate about spreading the Catholic faith and providing support to families experiencing pregnancy and infant loss, having two little saints in Heaven herself.  She has a great affinity for Our Lady of Good Help, who appeared in Champion, WI to Adele Brise and encouraged her to “Gather the children in this wild country and teach them what they should know for salvation.”

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

KIDS BOOKS FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY

I am a huge American History buff and so far, at least one of my four kids have taken on my love of history....

ANCIENT WISDOM, NOT HOT TAKES: ESTABLISHING YOUR OWN RULE OF LIFE THIS SUMMER

Lately I have come across a number of articles either endorsing or decrying the idea of “work-life balance.”  Maybe it’s an outcome of the...

NEVER LOSE YOUR EXCITEMENT FOR THE EUCHARIST

My oldest received his First Holy Communion last weekend. He had been preparing for months. He was over the moon for his first Reconciliation....

THE POWER OF JOINT PRAYER

Catholics around the world spend much of their day reciting prayers; whether it is a daily rosary, a daily meal prayer or a quick...

WHAT’S IN A NAME

When I was young, I would always pretend I had some other fantastical name—Anastasia, Felicity, Eloise. I was never satisfied with just plain old...

PERSEVERING IN THE LORD

So, how are all those New Year’s resolutions going? Anyone struggling to keep up? Just me?  I don’t like the feeling of being behind (which...