Easter Baking

Easter Baking

Hot Cross Buns for Good Fridayserved with Tomato Basil SoupUkrainian Easter Doves...... and Paska for Easter Sunday!  And I'm sure I am re-gaining some of that lost weight just from smelling all this bread!  ;)Our day ended with a trip to the Urgent Care for...

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Our 2013 St. Joseph Altar

Our 2013 St. Joseph Altar

The St. Joseph Altar is an old tradition from Sicily. You can click here to read an explanation of how the tradition started. There are three tiers to the altar, representing the Trinity and the three members of the Holy Family; Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Usually a...

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On the Feast of St. Joseph

On the Feast of St. Joseph

Happy Feast of St. Joseph!Isn't a Cathedral Cake perfect for today's feast, in honor of St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church?!  I thought so!   I will be back later to share pictures of our St. Joseph's Altar, but right now I'm headed back out to the...

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The Lucky Winner…

The Lucky Winner…

... of the St. Patrick's Day Giveaway is comment #71!  Congratulations to Brian Pate from Happy Catholics, your 3rd entry into the giveaway won the giveaway for you!  I'll be emailing you soon for your mailing address to send to Christine (at Jacob's...

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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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