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

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...

CELEBRATING THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS WITH YOUR FAMILY

The stockings hang limp and empty. Wrapping paper liters the living room floor. The little Jesus figure sleeps quietly nestled in his little manger....

WHY I’M EMBRACING THE SHORTER DAYS OF WINTER

We all feel it—a lack of motivation, a malaise by 4pm—the dog days of winter are here. It’s easy for me to complain about...

REFLECTIONS ON MARRIAGE, 9 YEARS IN

Nine years seems like a weird amount of time to be particularly reflective on marriage. Five, seven and ten years seem more appropriate, but...

CELEBRATING ALL SAINTS DAY WITH KIDS

In our house, holidays are a big deal. We decorate the entire house for Christmas, Valentines Day, Easter, and Independence Day. We eat special...

IN DEFENSE OF VIDEO GAMES

“I have a strange question for you. Do you let your son play video games?” I received this text while engaged in a contentious game...