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A New Marian Devotional You Absolutely Need

Whether you have a devotion to Our Blessed Mother or not, the Manual for Marian Devotion by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of theRead more »

Advent, Momma Mary, and the {Slightly Messy} Art of Offering It Up

As Advent comes to a close, for me it has not been without a fair amount of spiritual introspection and reflection of the BlessedRead more »

Remembering Our Lady’s Sorrows

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, andRead more »

The Magnificat– a prayer of trust

The Magnificat My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowlyRead more »

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 »