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Holy Spirit Cupcakes

April is the month of the Holy Spirit, and on it’s heel comes Pentecost Sunday wherein we’ll observe the feast of the Holy Spirit settlingRead more »

St. George Shadow Puppets

Coming up this month on April 23rd, the Church will celebrate the feast day of St. George. Our children have loved St. George since weRead more »

Easter Sun-Catchers with an Eastern Flare

As a young child I was welcomed into the Eastern rite Catholic Church on the most Holy of Feast Days, Pascha. That would be more commonlyRead more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 1

I don’t know if you know me. If you are a regular reader of Catholic Sistas you have hopefully met me through the 7QT FirstRead more »

Love Begins at Home

There are some days I wonder how I am going to make it through. The kids are fighting, the house is a mess, the bills need to be paid butRead more »

Playing Through Holy Week

Holy Week is approaching and we are excited!  We love to learn along with the liturgical calendar and a good portion of our homeRead more »

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Feasting During Lent

When you enter into Lent on Ash Wednesday, tradition sees us going into the church, and exiting in a solemn way with having doneRead more »

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Discerning Home Schooling

When the idea of home schooling came to me I was rather skeptical. As the daughter of public educators and as a member of a parish with aRead more »

Messy Lent

With Ash Wednesday coming up in just two days, I spent this weekend panicking and making lists. Lists of what to memorize, what toRead more »

Seven Ways to Love

We are coming into Lent and right smack dab in the first week we have the feast day of St. Valentine, just four days after Ash Wednesday.Read more »

World Day for Consecrated Life: A Fitting End to the Year of Consecrated Life

Since 1997, the Church has celebrated the vocations of men and women religious with a special day of prayer. This World Day for ConsecratedRead more »

Stations of the Cross Easter Eggs

Lent is almost here!  Can you believe in less than two weeks we will be starting our journey with Christ to the cross?  I loveRead more »

Courtship is not the Answer

I absolutely love the courtship approach to dating for my children, but it isn’t enough.  Courtship is the idea that youngRead more »

Your 2016 Handy-Dandy List of Lenten Resources

Lent comes early this year–February 10th is Ash Wednesday! That’s just three weeks away, folks. So instead ofRead more »

January ~Month of the Holy Name~

Just recently I learned that each month of the year is dedicated to a specific theme, in a similar manner as each Saturday being dedicatedRead more »