Saint-O-Lanterns

Saint-O-Lanterns

We carved our annual Saint-O-Lanterns on Sunday, October 30th, in preparation for our All Hallows' Eve party the following evening. Between Mass that morning, and a bonfire the teens were all headed to that evening, we opted for some simple designs this year and they...

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On the Feast of St. Hubert

On the Feast of St. Hubert

 It’s taking me a couple days to recover from all the feasts and festivities this week, but I hope to share some pictures soon.  Meanwhile, here is a peek at our ten year old’s Saint-O-Lantern pumpkin carving this past weekend in honor of St. Hubert whose...

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Late October Daybook

Late October Daybook

 Outside my window...After some gorgeous and fairly warm autumn weather up here in North Idaho, a cold front rolled in and it's been raining on and off this past week and snowing at the higher elevations. I'm praying for nice weather on Monday for All Hallows'...

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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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