When all 6 us of us gathered around the t.v. for the Urbi Et Orbi, we thought we were in for a 15 minute deal. The kids squirmed and fidgeted, trying hard to keep up the reverence, thinking the actual blessing was just around the corner. But Pope Francis was in no hurry. And neither … More Urbi et Orbi Litany of Supplication – a short prayer – family style
No matter what your circumstances, God’s invitation to peace, purpose and connection remains through a life of prayer. Here in this Collection of Grace, Carrie helps you to develop a fitting, flexible plan to allow these treasures of the Church to open your heart to the power of God’s grace growing in every fiber of … More Book Summary: Collection of Grace
We are like a barrel of monkeys over here in my house. But, somehow in the midst of hug-fests and pent up pacing, my family gave me space to finish writing this book! It has been on my heart for three years but in the last 3 months, I felt a burning drive to get … More New Book Coming!
Author talks about new book – Collection of Grace – A Flexible Handbook for Growing a Life of Prayer … More What’s the book about?
No matter what your circumstances, God’s invitation to peace, purpose and connection beckons through a life of prayer. Here in this Collection of Grace, Carrie helps you to develop a fitting, flexible plan to allow these treasures of the Church to open your heart to the power of God’s grace growing in every fiber of your … More Collection of Grace – a Flexible Handbook for Growing a Life of Prayer
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