Carrying Our Cross Daily

I just listened to a wonderful (12 minute) sermon on "Carrying our cross daily" which was just given on Sunday, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross."There are things that God gives us to, in a way, bring more sanctification into our day to day life......

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The Prodigal Son

"The following is a homily given by Pope Benedict to a group of youth in a juvenile detention center in Rome on March 18, 2007. It is narrated and set to music with beautiful classic religious art."

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Humanae Vitae: 40 Years Later

"Fr. Liam Cary talks about the importance and prophetic nature of this encyclical and how the blatant disregard of this crucial church teaching has damaged the faith of many Catholics."My God, I believe, I adore, I trust and I love Thee. I beg pardon for those who do...

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The Four Temperaments

The Four Temperaments

A couple weeks ago I posted a link to a couple quizzes that help determine ones temperament, in anticipation of a coming sermon on Audio Sancto.The sermon was posted this week and I found it very helpful and interesting! If you have a few minutes, I highly recommend...

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The Easter Vigil

Since I have been married with children, I have not been able to attend the Easter Vigil Mass. Each year I have wanted to, but as a mother to so many little ones, and the Mass being so late, I have not been able to. Maybe someday when the kids are a little older....

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I know I just posted the link to a sermon yesterday... but, the sermon that was posted today is soooooooo GOOD!!! ON HUMAN RESPECTTake a few minutes and listen to it--you can have it playing in the background while you do any other computer work you need to be doing,...

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How much are you willing to fight?

There is a great online website, Catholic Sermon Series, filled with so much guidance and inspiration! Each week another wonderful sermon is uploaded. This week, the sermon is:War Against TemptationIf you have a few free minutes, hop on over and listen."Blessed is the...

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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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