For My Honeybees Five

Ever since Twinkle Toes pulled out Over in the Meadow, to point out the Honeybees during "H" Week, my children have been singing this song. They were so excited when I ran across this music video with the same illustrations as their book.... Over in the meadow,In a...

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No Greater Love

Look down upon me, good and gentle Jesus, while before Thy face I humbly kneel, and with burning soul I pray and beseech Thee to fix deep in my heart lively sentiments of faith, hope and charity, true contrition for my sins, and a firm purpose of amendment; while I...

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The Holy Sacrifice

Our friend Marc has just created another beautiful video titled The Holy Sacrifice. He has put together a series of images and video set to the hymn "Pange Lingua Gloriosi Corporis Mysterium" by St. Thomas Aquinas.I may be just a tiny bit partial since all of the...

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I Am My Brother’s Keeper

Here is another awesome video made by a friend of ours. It is only a minute long, so please watch it!This one, Spread the Wealth, is longer, but also very worth taking the time to watch:

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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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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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