If your child is going to Reconciliation for the first time, she might be afraid that she will forget what to do. It can be helpful to bring a paper as a reminder of the steps – even if you don’t write anything. I made this for my kids when they were young and they … More Printable Guide for Reconciliation
Try reading through these carols and finding the hints of the good news which was planned from the beginning. Use the video clips to have a sing along! Perhaps you can use one for each day of the Christmas season. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That … More Christmas Carols for Learning Salvation History
Happy New Year! Advent is the start of the liturgical calendar. It can be a terrific time to begin new traditions. I often struggle, wishing there was more prayer into our family mode but it can be hard. Often times we would rather watch one of the many episodes of Star Wars than do something … More Advent Prayer for Families
Is there anything better than a strong hero affectionately coming down to be with or serve a small little one? Catch a few sights of Javy in action today as he volunteered at a kids’ baseball camp. Yes, it is from my own camera! 🙂 It reminds me of The Greatest Story Ever Told. Servant … More Javier Baez – When a Hero Serves
We all need skills and habits to do any sport, job, or activity well. Being a disciple of Jesus also takes skills which become habits. You can think of your focus on this just like a music technique class or a skills day of soccer. When you focus on a skill, you become free to … More Discipleship Practices
Lately, I’ve been lazy. Slow to say yes. Lukewarm about my service to God. But I’m turning over a new leaf thanks to this book. Patrick Kenny brings to us the story of an Irish priest who served as a chaplain and died in World War I, in his book, To Raise the Fallen, A … More To Raise the Fallen – book review
If you want to get an overview of the storyline of Scripture this summer, here is where you can find links to small group discussion questions, readings and tips. Links will be updated about once a week. Prayer Before Reading Scripture Summer Meeting Dates and corresponding chapters to prepare Reading plan from Ascension Press. We … More Bible Overview
I wish I could freeze time. My kids often debate about what superpower is coolest- flying, transporting, strength. Me? I wish I was that girl Evie from the 80’s show “Out of this World” and just put my fingers together to stop the clock from running, then clap when I want it to start again. … More Freeze Time
Trusting God isn’t easy for a girl like me who is always looking forward to the next thing. Anxious for The Next Thing I can’t wait for Friday, till summer starts, to go on vacation, for the weekend, until Christmas. I’ve wanted to know where I’ll go to college, what I’ll do work, whether I’m … More Learning to Trust – what’s around the corner?
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