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It Is Good to be Seen

It is that time of year again… the time when we gather together to remember our blessings and bestow gifts upon one another in celebrationRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Quiet Advent at Home

Crafting. That’s what we all think we should be doing with the kids this time of year, right? And that’s my subject matterRead more »

Resolve to Run~to Christ

“Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ!” That was our joyful processional prayer theRead more »

Saint Lucy Crown –A Simple Tutorial–

December is full of wonderful Christmas time feast days and Advent observances, like the Immaculate Conception and Saint Nicholas.Read more »

Advent: A Time of Repentance, Penance, and Renewal

Advent is a time of preparation- preparing our hearts, minds, and souls for the Christ-child who will one day offer each of us salvationRead more »

A Guide to Intentional Christmas Giving

A few years ago, I started making an effort to do my all my Christmas shopping before the start of Advent. I wanted to be free duringRead more »

The First Sunday of Advent: A Reminder to Love

Preparing our hearts and minds for authentic Christmas is challenging. With how much our culture promotes consumerism, Santa, decoratingRead more »

2015 Advent Instagram Photo Journey – Who’s In?

Each year as we draw closer to Advent, I always am encouraged by how different we all are. We respond to a call to a deeper, moreRead more »

The Official 2015 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide and Giveaway!

It’s heeeeere once again – Catholic Sistas annual Christmas gift guide and giant giveaway! This year we’ve addedRead more »

Random Acts of Kindness: An Advent Gift

With Advent right around the corner and Christmas to follow afterward, Catholics everywhere are getting ready for the upcomingRead more »

Joyful Anticipation: A Prayer to Prepare our Hearts

Throughout Advent we have shared ideas on how to make the Advent season more holy and more memorable for your family. As we near theRead more »

Christmas Joy is a Choice, Not a Feeling

In early November, long before Thanksgiving, I started Christmas shopping. Not because I’m obsessed with my kids having the latestRead more »

Ishmael: Your Next Family Christmas Book

Today I’m excited to share with you a new children’s book: Ishmael: The Shepherd Boy of Bethlehem. As a mom of toddlers I am alwaysRead more »

Line by Line Prayer Reflection, Anima Christi Part XI

This is the eleventh and final of a series of posts reflecting line-by-line on the Anima Christi. That with Your saints I may praise YouRead 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 »

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