...our oldest son will receive his First Holy Communion. Please remember him in your prayers!He has been preparing for this day for a long time, and is so very excited!It may be awhile before I am able to share some photos, so here are a few video stills of Captain...

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Don’t forget to tune in…

Don’t forget to tune in… EWTN to watch the Fraternity of Saint Peter Priestly Ordinations, May 30th, at 11Am Eastern/8AM Pacific.His Eminence Dario Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos, President of the Ecclesia Dei Commission, will confer the Priestly ordinations. His Excellency, Bishop Fabian...

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This is so cool!"FSSP transform a modernistic free-standing altar into a very beautiful High Altar. The church that this took place in is in France and is now operated by the Fraternity of St. Peter. The complete time for this "Altar-ation" was just about 15 minutes!"

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NFP vs. Contraception VII

Yeah!! They have done it again! Here is another "short commercial comparing NFP and Contraception directed, written, acted, and edited by Catholic seminarians."I posted a few of my favorites from this series last year, but you can view them all here!P.S. Gotta love...

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Deo Grátias!

Deo Grátias!

Thanks be to God!Today my hubby had his follow up appointment, and, for now, everything is fine!!! I was so happy to hear that the biopsy came back benign! There is one spot that the doctor wants to watch, so he will need to go back, next year, for yet another...

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WoW ~ Week 12

WoW ~ Week 12

I have actually been looking forward to today since Saturday!!! My new diet is amazing -- other than the fact that it totally stinks to cut out sugar!This week, I am down another 2.5 pounds, my energy is up (thank goodness 'cause I have a ton to do!), and the cold I...

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.

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Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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