Saint Joseph’s Day

Saint Joseph’s Day

We had our first St. Joseph Altar in our new home on the feast of St. Joseph!The "tavola di San Giuseppe" (St. Joseph's Table or Altar) is an Italian Catholic tradition. You can read about it over at Catholic Cuisine along with descriptions of some of the foods that...

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Paint by Number :: Spring Birds

Paint by Number :: Spring Birds

Spring Birds Series - Bird V Karribi Paint by Number Kit for Adults and Children Mary Undoer of Knots T-Shirt from Catholic T-Shirt ClubGet a free $10 credit for Catholic T-Shirt Club when you buy any subscription. Use coupon: REFSNYRV9UFS3This...

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The Heart of a Priest

The Heart of a Priest

We ventured downtown to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes to venerate the incorrupt heart of St. Jean Vianney!"On the Way of the Cross, you see, my children, only the first step is painful. Our greatest cross is the fear of crosses. . . We have not the courage to...

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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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