Reading Aloud at the Rink

Reading Aloud at the Rink

One of the other hockey moms sent me a text message with this photo, taken in the fireside room at 8:45 last night, telling me that my little guy was "reading out loud to the boys" in between their practices. So cute!  I was asleep by the time they all got home...

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A Hockey Jersey Birthday Cake

A Hockey Jersey Birthday Cake

This past Sunday (Father's Day!) we celebrated our little hockey player's 8th birthday! It was his first time playing this last season and I'm sure it will not be his last. He loves Hockey!A photo from the Parent vs. Players Hockey Game last March! He had...

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Instagram Recap

Instagram Recap

"Time is but a shadow, a dream; already God sees us in glory and takes joy in our eternal beatitude. How this thought helps my soul! I understand then why He lets us suffer…" ~ St. ThereseOn Saturday evening, after a fun filled day with my family at the end of...

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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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