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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 »

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 »

Pray the Rosary

Nuestra Señora del Santisimo Rosario by Damian Domingo (1790-1832) Today is the Memorial for Our Lady of the Rosary. It’s a great dayRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Great Feasts for September

I can’t believe that we are already in September and thus a new school year is upon us. As we unpack our new school supplies and possiblyRead more »

The Assumption: Finding Mary in the Darkness

At a young age I developed a fear of death. I don’t know what it was that caused me to fixate on this. It wasn’t the death of aRead more »

The Ark, Lost and Found

Mary, as the new ark of the covenant, is my favorite Old Testament type ~ designed and built for beauty inside and outside, dwelled over byRead more »

Five Ways to Avoid Purgatory

In part one of this series on purgatory, we talked about what purgatory is and why it’s logical (and biblical) that we need to be purifiedRead more »

Why Mary is Ten Times the Mother I Will Ever Be…

Like most Catholic moms, I aspire to emulate the Blessed Mother in all that I do and all that I am. That is a daunting task, but one thatRead more »

Mary Helps Me Mother

It’s Mary’s month of May! She helps me be a better mother by her example and prayers. In the beginning, I had a hard time connecting withRead more »

Loving God when Our Children Suffer

When we mothers see our children suffering, the slip off the cliffs of despair can be easy. When Pope Francis tells us, “Let us never loseRead more »

The Paradox of Motherhood

The Feast of the Solemnity of the Blessed Mother, a Holy Day of Obligation, is celebrated on January 1.  At Mass that morning, IRead more »

Thirty Ways to Love Your Mother

Autumn brings cooler temperatures, changing leaves, and plenty of Marian feast days! We just celebrated Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary onRead more »

There’s Something about Mary

I was blessed to come into the Catholic faith with no preconceived notions about Mary. I hadn’t grown up as a staunch Protestant whoRead more »