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Preparing for the Christ-Child Through Prayer

Advent is the season in which we wait for the coming of our Lord. We begin preparing a place in our hearts, just as Mary and JosephRead more »

#CSAdvent – Are You Ready for an Instagram Photo Challenge?

If you’ve been following any of our social media accounts lately, you’ve been waiting patiently for this day. YouRead 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 »

Your Handy Dandy List to an Intentional Advent

Have you made plans yet for Advent? Is Advent a spiritual time for you or is it all about shopping, decorating the house and the tree,Read more »

For a Simpler Life, Get Rid of Your Soul-Sucking STUFF

Does anyone REALLY need a 64-piece set of food storage containers? I think not. You all know the drill–every December, stuff startsRead more »

The Official 2014 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

It’s ALMOST the most wonderful time of the year – even though Christmas trees are up and Christmas music is playingRead more »

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Dealing with Dreary November

November, November, November… Such a dreary month in pretty much all the land. Summer is absolutely over; there will be no occasionalRead more »

Vouchsafe, OMG

I’ve joked that I know I’m truly Catholic because I anticipate the recitation of the St. Andrew prayer as part of my Advent season whileRead more »

Confessions of a Prideful Idiot

Christmas in Ice with 30 preschoolers: another chance to make God laugh. I live in interior Alaska and today was fairly brisk at 20 degreesRead more »

I Banned the Wish List

There is one simple choice our family has made over the last ten years that has surprised me. We do not make Wish Lists. Let me explain byRead more »

Get Your Letter from Santa!

Catholic Sistas began as a collaboration between women who had become friends through an online forum. And as the site’s northernmostRead more »

Advent- A Journey to the Manger

Merry Chr….. Wait! Hold up! Stop what you are doing! It’s not Christmas yet! Are you thinking to yourself, “What?  I thought I saw allRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy Guide to Catholic Christmas Shopping!

I know, I know! Thanksgiving is still 2 weeks away, and Christmas isn’t even on your radar. But when it comes to Christmas shopping,Read more »

Salvation Army: Bells for Abortion?

Ring-a-ling-a-ling goes the bell as stalwart souls stand in the cold, next to the familiar red kettle beseeching passersby to give almsRead more »

The Little Drummer Boy

Many years ago I found myself sitting in the parking lot of our local grocery store listening to the radio.  I originally went to the storeRead more »

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