Praise the Lord, You Stinky Diapers, for His Love Endures Forever

I look down at my sink perpetually filled with dishes, and I feel overwhelmed.

I look down at my floor, currently covered in crumbs, and I feel tired.

I look down at my phone, too often lit with news of the latest hate story, Church scandal, and political turmoil, and I feel dejected.

Some days, the cross of life weighs heavy.

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21 Best Resources for Family Rosary Time: Books, Tools, and Toys

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“Pray the Rosary every day” – Our Lady of Fatima to Jacinta, Francisco, and Lucia.

My kiddos know the importance of the daily Rosary. They even remind us to do the family Rosary on busy days when it almost escapes us!

But that doesn’t mean they sit still like perfect angels for the duration of Rosary time.

We have an entire collection of tools and toys to help make Rosary time quiet, peaceful, and prayerful.

Let’s start with ideas for babies and toddlers, and work our way up through the ages and stages!

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In the Wake of the Storm, Rebuild Your Life on the Rock of Christ

It’s easy to do good things in fair weather.

Look at these two men in the parable of the house on the rock.

Notice: they both built houses!

Up until the storm, both these men appeared to be living good lives.

They built good things, they did good work, their outward actions seemed to be the same.

But there was something very different about their two lives…

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How to Start Your Catholic Homeschool in 2020

This year brings a lot of change when it comes to schooling options!

More than ever before, Catholic families are considering the idea of homeschooling.

Whether your brand-new to homeschooling, or a pro by now, each year brings new challenges, new questions, and room for growth and new ideas.

One of the best ways to learn how to homeschool is by finding out how other homeschoolers are approaching it, and learning from them!

Today I’d love to answer some frequently asked questions about how we are doing homeschooling in our house this year, and hopefully it will spark some ideas for your own homeschool endeavors.

Every family is different, so I don’t expect your homeschool to look exactly like ours (or anything like it), but I hope these ideas give you a starting place to build your own curriculum and establish your own routines.

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Catholic Trivia: the Sacraments

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Today, we’re going to test your knowledge about the 7 Sacraments with 10 Catholic Trivia questions!!

The Sacraments are the means by which we receive God’s grace.

They’re super important to the faith life of a Catholic Christian!

How much do you know about how the Sacraments work, how they were instituted, and the details about each Sacrament?

Learn all this and more in this round of Catholic Trivia: the Sacraments.

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When Catholics Don’t Act Like Christians

I once had a protestant friend tell me, “You’re the first Catholic I’ve known that actually lives a Christian lifestyle.”

I was really taken aback.

It’s heartbreaking to me to think that so many Catholics profess the faith but aren’t living it out.

We’re all called to be witnesses to Christ.
We’re called to be in the world but not of it.

And that can be really really really difficult.

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Wear Your Faith on Your Sleeve: The Best Catholic T-Shirts

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You all know how much I love my Catholic t-shirt collection!

What better way to wear your faith on your sleeve than to literally wear your faith… on your sleeves?

I wear my Catholic t-shirts with anything from jeans to skirts. On messy-bun days, and on makeup days. (But not on Sundays! Sundays are fancy days!)

They are the perfect evangelization tool everywhere I go.

Today I wanted to tell you about some of my current favorite Catholic t-shirts.

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