Hadley Hope

Since so many of you have been praying for our friends the Hadleys (whose children are suffering from a rare disease called Niemann-Pick Type C) and have also generously donated to the Hadley Hope Fund, both directly and though the Easter Hope Challenges I have...

read more
“Hoopin’ for Hope”

“Hoopin’ for Hope”

Last Saturday afternoon, the girls and I hurried home from our tea party to change clothes and head right back out the door with the rest of the family to attend a Basketball Game. Not just any game -- the Harlem Comedy All-Stars were in town and they are SO...

read more
And this year’s winner is…

And this year’s winner is…

Congratulations!! I'll be contacting you, to see which basket you'd prefer!THANK YOU to EVERYONE that participated in this year'sEaster Hope ChallengeYou all are AWESOME!!!!Together we have raised another$535.00 to give to the Hadley Hope Fund.Thank you again!! Please...

read more
Easter Hope Challenge Ends Today

Easter Hope Challenge Ends Today

Today is the last day of the Easter Hope Challenge!There is still time to add an egg (or two) to the basket, with your name inside for the raffle for a lovely Easter Basket, by donating any amount large or small!Currently we have $440.00 to give to the Hadley's. Only...

read more
Easter Hope Challenge Ends Today

Easter Hope Challenge 2009 ~ Update

First of all, I'd like to THANK all of you that joined in the Novena for Peyton and Kayla Hadley from March 25th through April 2nd.  Yours prayers are so very much appreciated! I also wanted to remind you all that there is still time to add an egg (or two) to the...

read more
Easter Hope Challenge 2009

Easter Hope Challenge 2009

A year ago I hosted an Easter Hope Challenge, for our dear friends the Hadley's, here at Shower of Roses. Since they are still in need of help, I have decided to host it once again this year.The Hadley's have three children, two of whom have now been diagnosed with...

read more
Praying for the Hadley’s

Praying for the Hadley’s

Will you all please join me in praying a Nine Day Novena for the healing of Peyton and Kayla Hadley, at the request of their mother, my dear friend Laura. The novena will begin on March 25th and continue through April 2nd. Please help us get the word out by posting...

read more

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.


Our Family

Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-22, Twinkle Toes-20, Chiquita-19, Snuggles-16, Rose-14, Bud-12, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

A Little About Me

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.

My Other Blog: Catholic Cuisine

Please Visit My Sponsors…

This Week's Popular Posts

Shower of Roses Affiliate Links

All About Spelling
All About Reading
All About Reading Pre-reading
All About Reading Giveaways
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Our Advent & Christmas Books

Shower of Roses Christmas Gift Guides

Looking for Something?

Looking Back

  • 2024 (6)
  • 2023 (30)
  • 2022 (48)
  • 2021 (48)
  • 2020 (57)
  • 2019 (61)
  • 2018 (90)
  • 2017 (128)
  • 2016 (148)
  • 2015 (172)
  • 2014 (227)
  • 2013 (238)
  • 2012 (308)
  • 2011 (297)
  • 2010 (313)
  • 2009 (486)
  • 2008 (564)
  • 2007 (148)

Posts About: