Ora et Labora

by | Sep 21, 2017 | Catholic T-Shirts, St. Benedict | 7 comments

A study break (enjoying the smoke free air after our morning rain), Latin II (with a peek at his current LEGO creation still in progress), and the boys’ August box from Catholic T-Shirt Club!
We are looking forward to the September box which should be arriving soon and will feature Our Lady of Fatima and the 100th Anniversary of the Apparitions. 

“Whatever good work you begin to do, beg of God with most earnest prayer to perfect it.” ― St. Benedict


  1. Karen H

    Those are REALLY nice t-shirts you've shown from the Catholic T-shirt Club and I would love to purchase the September box of Our Lady of Fatima/100th Anniversary. Do you know if it's possible to purchase just one box or must you enroll in the program? Thanks for letting me know 😉

    2017-09-21 04:04:10

  2. Jessica Gordon

    I'm usually not a huge fan of box subscriptions, and wasn't sure how we'd like this one, but it's been such a hit and all the shirts so far have been really great! According to their FAQ page, there is "no long-term commitment. You may cancel your subscription at any time for any reason." so you could sign up now and then cancel after you receive the Our Lady of Fatima box if you decide not to continue.

    2017-09-21 05:02:16

  3. Alyssa Lehmann

    Jessica, I've sent you a couple emails over the last several weeks – check your spam/junk box! Alyssa

    2017-09-21 11:55:57

  4. Jessica Gordon

    Thank you for the reminder, Alyssa! I'm just starting to find a little time online and my inbox is a mess. I wasn't able to respond when they arrived and they were quickly buried… I'll go dig them out and get back to you now! 🙂

    2017-09-21 23:02:01

  5. Marilyn

    The boys really enjoy those boxes. God Bless. Marilyn

    2017-09-21 23:30:16

  6. Marion

    That was a great gift for the boys. Those boxes are nice. Enjoy them! God Bless you and yours. Marion

    2017-09-21 23:31:41

  7. Guest

    For your lego builders you might enjoy http://ldd.lego.com/en-us/ Lego Digital Designer!!!

    2017-10-06 01:35:40


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