Monthly Archives: January 2012

Feast of St. John Bosco, Patron of Youth, Jan. 31st

I found another great short video that would be awesome to introduce kids to St. John Bosco.  The four minute cartoon also highlights Mary, Mother of Jesus and St. Paul & his conversion.  Very cool!  Happy feast day, kids!  

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“A Cardinal Chorus” Free on Kindle Tues., Jan. 31st

If you have a Kindle reader, I pad, I pod or  I phone (with the Kindle App), you can download “A Cardinal Chorus” for free tomorrow at the Amazon Kindle store. This is a Catholic religion teacher’s resource containing songs … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Stroll Around the Yard

glorious camellias, rich purple pansies, an ailing poinsettia, A mighty prickly weed, iris leaves emerging, fresh leaf growth on a confused ash tree, a newly pruned fig tree, a mystery bulb sprout unearthed by a stinking squirrel, fiery nandina, purple … Continue reading

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Angels

When babies look beyond you and giggle, maybe they’re seeing angels.  ~Quoted in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994 If trouble hearing Angels song with thine ears, try listening with thy heart.  ~Terri Guillemets “See that … Continue reading

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An Outrage!

What are we going to do?   If you haven’t read this already, please read this article from Zenit. In my book, “God Messaging…” I wrote a chapter about a related issue.  My husband was unemployed for months.  Our finances were … Continue reading

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A Great Quote

My wonderful prayer partner at school today gave me a reflection on the story in the bible about how God will care for and provide for us – He makes the flowers beautiful and feeds the sparrows.  He loves us … Continue reading

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Homeschool Parents and Religion Teachers, Please Check this Out:)

I know that the print is small, so I’ll recap.  This is a Catholic religion teacher’s reproducible resource book.  It contains twenty-one songs (eighteen in the Kindle version) using familiar tunes to teach the basics of our beautiful Catholic Faith … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul

1 Corinthians 15:  8-10 “Last of all He appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born. For I am the least of the apostles and do not even deserve to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel Mark 3: 31-35

Today’s Gospel Mark 3:31-35 The mother of Jesus and his brothers arrived at the house. Standing outside, they sent word to Jesus and called him. A crowd seated around him told him, “Your mother and your brothers and your sisters … Continue reading

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Cool Quote

“Remember who you are and whose you are.”  Sr. Thea Bowman  

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