Camp Saint Joseph

Camp Saint Joseph

"Christian perfection consists in union with God by the practice of virtue; it requires love of God and our neighbor and detachment of the heart from the things of this world." - My Catholic Faith, Bishop Morrow.: July 14th - First Day :.Setting Up Camp"Then...

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Meet the Masters :: Claude Monet

Meet the Masters :: Claude Monet

"People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love. "~ Claude MonetOur unit study on Claude Monet was the perfect way to wrap up Track A and was unanimously the most loved art project from the...

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Meet the Masters :: Pablo Picasso

Meet the Masters :: Pablo Picasso

"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." ~ Pablo Picasso from Chiquita's Famous Painting Card Set  (Note: This post contains affiliate links.) "MOM! I have that painting in my Famous Painting...

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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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