Advent is here again. I love that over the years the Advent and Christmas traditions in our home have solidified to something normal and rhythmical. We don’t do any of them perfectly and oftentimes in the thick of night prayers or lighting the oh-so-tempting candles at the dinner table there is, of course, still arguing… Continue reading Dear Mom, Advent Is for YOU, too.
Today’s post is by Nancy Vande Hey. Nancy is a Catholic homeschooling mother. She and her husband of 21 years, Nathan, have 11 children. Nancy enjoys helping people pursue better physical and spiritual health. She loves to spend time with her family, praying with people, and drinking chai lattes. When asked to state their favorite… Continue reading The Gift of November
We, as Catholics, call Mary, “Mother,” because she was the pure and holy vessel that God chose to be His Mommy here on earth. Mary is called Immaculate because she was conceived without sin. As we begin to learn more about, and love our Catholic faith, we not only get to know Jesus; but… Continue reading Mary – Who Do You Say She Is?
Please join us this month in presenting to Our Lord the following needs: + for teens and young adults, that they might exhibit strong Christ-like character in the face of negative peer pressure. +for an increase of healthy marriages and families. +for strength in the fight against pornography and premarital sexual temptations. +for film-makers and… Continue reading August Prayer Needs
“And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.” Acts 2:4 It’s Pentecost again and we as the Church call for a renewed outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon each one of our hearts, our families, our communities, the Church, and… Continue reading The First Words on My Lips