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Assumption Cupcake Display

Celebrating Marian Feast days is one of the highlights of the Liturgical Year for me. To me, Mary is the ideal example of how to live outRead more »

A Day for Feasting

Since I am almost entirely Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is every day. His medals are worn by two of our children, his prayer is a common choiceRead more »

Your {Second} Handy-Dandy List to Lenten Sacrifices

In February of 2013 I put together the original “Handy-dandy” list for Catholic Sistas: Your Handy-Dandy List to LentenRead more »

Ten Liturgical Activities for Advent

This article would actually apply for any Catholic family, not just home educators as it deals with liturgical activities for Advent.Read more »

No-Sew All Saints’ Day Costume {for the procrastinators!}

If you are spending today putting the finishing touches on your children’s All Saints’ Day costumes, or the completed costumesRead more »

Foolproof Catholic Craft for the Craft-Challenged

Don’t skip this post! I know, I know. Another crafty post. You’re not crafty, I understand. I’m not either. I’m right there with you. IRead more »

St. Rita of Casia (with an extra!)

::We are excited to feature Celeste from Doodle La again! This time she will be showing us how to put together a wonderful St. Rita ofRead more »

Mary Diorama

My kids attend public school right now, and so they get less faith formation than I’d hope for. But I still try to integrate ourRead more »

Holy Week: Helping Our Children Walk with Jesus

Holy Week is around the corner. Do you feel like your children are ready for Holy Week? Are they ready to walk with Jesus? A couple ofRead more »

Making Sacrifices Real

Growing up we gave up something each year for Lent – cookies, junk food, sweets, a particular candy.  As soon as our children were oldRead more »

Celebrating Lent with A Homemade Candle

Candlemas is coming up on February 2nd! There are three occasions that are celebrated on this day: the presentation of Jesus, Jesus’ firstRead more »

Hobby Lobby defies HHS Mandate

Hobby Lobby – Crafting Religious Freedom

As a group of crafty Catholic women, joining Pinterest was a no-brainer for many of the Catholic Sistas Ink Slingers. As an Art Major,Read more »

Fishers of Men: The Board Game

In our little “School of Joseph”, named by my oldest preschooler, we try to focus on a Bible story a week. During letter ‘F’ week, IRead more »

Advent – Don’t Rush! It’s not Christmas Yet!

It’s Not Christmas! A friend recently bemoaned her inability to ‘get into the Christmas spirit’. Her discomfiture was painfully evidentRead more »

Lifting the Veil…

.   …onto my head I have been contemplating wearing a chapel veil to Mass for a while now. At 54, I am just old enough toRead more »

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