When it comes to saints, Joan of Arc is high on my list of favorites. There are so many things about her that I admire. She was open to listening to God despite outside pressure. She inserted herself into a role that she wasn’t trained … Continue readingJoan of Arc Puppet Show
Have you ever watched movies about heroic feats and actions of larger than life individuals who defeat the odds, brave adversity, and survive against something insurmountable? Have you heard real-life news accounts of courage and resilience? I have watched many of these types of films, … Continue readingI am not brave.
Every morning, our homeschool day begins with me reading aloud to the kids from a book about a saint. Oh, how rich these stories are! The first one we read together was Francis and Clare, Saints of Assisi by Helen Walker Homan. Reading a chapter … Continue readingBe Transformed by a Saint Book
Recently two reports were made public by the German Catholic Bishops’ Conference. In one, the results of a survey are presented claiming a disparity between the realities that families face and the teaching of the Catholic Church. In another separate survey results report, it was … Continue readingPraying for Our Priests
Today is the memorial day of Blessed Chiara Bosatta. Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard of this saintly woman. No? I hadn’t either until I looked to see whose feast days fell on today’s date. As I researched her life I felt very drawn … Continue readingWhat’s Your Name Again?