A Baptism on the Feast of the Holy Innocents

A Baptism on the Feast of the Holy Innocents

This past Monday, on the feast of the Holy Innocents, our little Rose was baptized, according to the Traditional Rite, by one of her uncles. Her Godparents were not able to make it to the baptism, so two of my siblings stood in as proxies.After the baptism we were...

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My Daybook ~ December 30th

My Daybook ~ December 30th

Outside my window... there is still some snow on the trees and ground from yesterday! It was a nice surprise for the forecasted rain to turn to snow and my children immediately headed outside to play. I am hearing... the soft breathing of my little girl sleeping in my...

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Highlights From This Years O Antiphon Activities

Highlights From This Years O Antiphon Activities

Despite all my planning, we still weren't able to do everything I had hoped to do this past week, and I did need to improvise a bit... Nevertheless, it has been a lovely week of prayers and fun activities as we've counted down these last days till Christmas with the O...

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

It has been a wonderful weekend!! Friday afternoon my sister watched our children so that Hubby could come and pick the baby and I up from the hospital. I was so anxious to come home and introduce her to her siblings! It was love at first sight and they haven't been...

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Getting Ready to go Home!

Getting Ready to go Home!

She was watching me from her bassinet right next to my bed... The little outfit she is wearing was a gift from Elizabeth. I just love it, and it fit perfectly for coming home!Isn't she precious!?! I am so enjoying holding her! Even though it has only been 2 1/2 years,...

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Praying for Rose

Praying for Rose

Our baby girl ~ December 16th, 2009 ~ 15 hours oldFirst of all I want to THANK YOU for all the lovely comments and congratulations!!! What a blessing it has been to have you all share in our excitement and know that you've been praying for us! Right now it is early...

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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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Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-22, Twinkle Toes-20, Chiquita-19, Snuggles-16, Rose-14, Bud-12, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

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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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