Michaelmas Daybook

Michaelmas Daybook

St. Gabriel, St. Michael, and St. Raphael from Naturally CatholicOutside my window...It snowed yesterday, last night, and is snowing again today... I've been told that this is not normal for up here in Northern Idaho and I'm hoping we have some warmer days ahead. I'm...

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Celebrating Michaelmas

Celebrating Michaelmas

Angel of peace! come, Michael, to our aid, Thou who didst once chase discord from the sky; Come, calm those boisterous passions that have made Such havoc here as they have made on high; Drive strife and rancor to their kindred gloom, To Hell,...

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5 Ways to Celebrate Michaelmas

5 Ways to Celebrate Michaelmas

The feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangels, traditionally known as Michaelmas, is coming up on September 29th. Today I'm sharing 5 Ways to Celebrate Michaelmas over at TAN Homeschool!In addition to my post over at TAN Homeschool you can find...

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Celebrating Michaelmas

Celebrating Michaelmas

O Jesus! Life-spring of the soul! The Father’s power and glory bright! Thee with the angels we extol; From Thee they draw their life and light. Thy thousand, thousand hosts are spreadEmbattled o'er the azure sky; But Michael bears Thy standard...

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Celebrating Michaelmas

Celebrating Michaelmas

St. Michael the Archangel Statue.: Baking Michaelmas Cupcakes :. We have been making Devil's Food Cake and/or Cupcakes to celebrate Michaelmas since 2008!  Assisting St. Michael in defeating the Devil by stabbing "the Devil" with a cocktail (or more commonly...

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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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