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A Miniature Marian Garden

The Kansas winds have blown  spring in and we have been working in our raised bed gardens planting what will hopefully keep us inRead more »

8 Reasons I {am trying to} Pray the Rosary Daily

I have one memory of praying the rosary as a child. I don’t know how old I was but I’m going to guess it was sometime around myRead more »

Why the First of January is a Holy Day of Obligation

The Feast of the Nativity of our Lord has passed, and now we are in the thick of a joyous Christmas season! Hallelujah!    ButRead more »

Happy birthday, Jesus!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JESUS! It’s Christmas, friends! From my family to yours, I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas!Read more »

From Loathing to Loving the Rosary

One of the things I love about Advent and Christmas is the extra emphasis on the Blessed Mother. As a motherless Catholic, it’s beenRead more »

Craft: Presentation of Mary Picture Puzzles

Today, guest writer Janalin Hood returns to share a fun craft to do with the kiddos, Presentation of Mary Picture Puzzles. On SaturdayRead more »

Grump Cured by Scripture, Statues, and the Savior

Last weekend I was grumpy in church. Our family’s schedule forced us to attend separately so I sat down in my pew with three olderRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: 7 Marian Hymns & the Rosary

Given that the month of October is dedicated to the beauty of the rosary which was given to us through St Dominic in 2006, I have decidedRead more »

Seven Quick Takes: The Seven Sorrows of Mary

Earlier this week I began turning over my ideas for this month’s Seven Quick Takes and started thinking about titlingRead more »

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 »

33 Days to Morning Glory: A Book Review

A few weeks ago, a new friend told me about a program coming up at an area Catholic Church called 33 Days to Morning Glory. A group meetingRead more »

My New Purple Rosary

I recently purchased a purple rosary from a fellow CF Mom, purple being the “awareness color” for cystic fibrosis. Its centerpiece is aRead more »

Seven Quick Takes: Images of the Holy Family

In honor of the feast day of the Holy family which until 1969, was celebrated the first Sunday after Epiphany, and is now celebrated theRead more »

Just Like Mary

Advent. That beautiful time of year when Catholics join together in the solidarity of joyful preparation for the coming of the Savior. It’sRead more »

Catholic Children’s Movies – a Review of CCC and a Fantastic Giveaway!

CCCKids Saints campaign from Tuesday 12/02-Friday 12/05: 3 movie giveaways: Watch the spirit of giving and the magic of Christmas sparkleRead more »