On Our 11th Anniversary

On Our 11th Anniversary

O Lord, omnipotent and eternal God, we give you thanks and we bless your holy name. You created man and woman in your image and blessed their union, so that each would be for the other a help and support. Remember us today. Protect us and grant that our love may be in...

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On the Feast of St. Rita

On the Feast of St. Rita

Today was the feast of St. Rita and one of my brother-in-law's 6th Anniversary to the Priesthood! Happy Anniversary Father! Another one of my husband's brothers will celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of his ordination on May 30th, and yet another brother will...

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Happy Anniversary!

Today is my brother-in-law's first anniversary as a priest! The following video was made by a friend of ours using pictures from Father's ordination. I thought I would share it with you all today. Isn't it beautiful!?!Happy Anniversary Father!!!

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My 2nd Blogoversary!

My 2nd Blogoversary!

As of today I have been blogging for TWO YEARS!!  I can hardly believe that it has already been another year...Where does the time go??Last year, I posted a few thoughts and reasons why I have grown to love blogging so much.  Not much has changed, but I...

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50 Years a Priest

50 Years a Priest

On March 14, 2009 Fr. Carmelo Mifsud celebrated 50 years as a priest of God. Here is a short video tribute to his life. It was created by our friend Marc and presented last night, at the lovely Anniversary dinner we attended, in his honor:Father Carmelo has been such...

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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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