#MyMassTakeaway for the 3rd Sunday in Lent.
Moses reacts to the burning bush in a way I never would.
Something uncomfortable and inexplicable happened in Moses’ life, right in front of his eyes. A bush was engulfed in flames, but it didn’t burn.
I would have been out of there so fast.
No way would I have gone and taken a closer look. But Moses didn’t run away. Moses entered into the mystery.
Continue reading “Facing Fears: Draw Near to the Burning Bush”
We play Catholic Trivia over on Instagram each month. These are the questions and answers to this month’s #4thFridayTrivia game.
What’s more familiar to us than the year?
We live it every day, every week, every month, year-in and year-out. You’d think we would know it like the back of our hand.
The liturgical year is packed full of amazing feast days and celebrations. And those feast days and celebrations are surrounded by traditions, customs, symbolism, history, debate, and meanings you may not know they had.
Let’s see how much you know about the liturgical calendar!
Continue reading “What do You Know About the Liturgical Year?”
This post is sponsored by Katie Warner and Faith First Treasury and contains Amazon affiliate links. I received a free copy of Father Ben Gets Ready for Mass in exchange for an honest review.
Katie Warner has been releasing so many amazing Catholic kids books, I can hardly keep up!
I’m just the biggest fan of everything Katie, does, so when she offered me a copy of Father Ben Gets Ready for Mass, I was all over it.
As soon as it came in the mail, my kids swarmed. We tore the packaging open, and sat down to read it.
Continue reading “Father Ben Gets Ready for Mass”
This post originally appeared as a guest blog I wrote for The Thin Place. You can find the original posts here:
Part 1: Teaching Kids to Pray: A Catholic Perspective.
Part 2: Teaching Kids to Pray: Common Catholic Prayers.
As Christian parents, we long to see our children embrace the faith we hold so dear to our hearts.
We teach them about Jesus and about
the Bible. We help them learn about the virtues. We have them memorize daily
prayers and, as they grow, study theology.
But most of all, we want them to
have something deeper than a collection of facts and information.
We want our kids to love Jesus
with all their hearts. To have a meaningful and vibrant relationship with
Continue reading “Teaching Kids to Pray the Catholic Way”
#MyMassTakeaway – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Sometimes we treat our differences as excuses to pit ourselves against each other.
Homeschoolers against traditional schoolers. Stay at home moms against working moms. NOs against traddies.
The list goes on. Oily, crunchy, babywearers, breastfeeders, formula feeders, feminists, big families, small families – STOP.
Continue reading “It’s Time to Stop the War Within the Body of Christ”
#MyMassTakeaway for The 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Water is the most common thing on earth.
Plain, clear, boring water. It’s not something we would call miraculous. Not something we would think is very special.
Continue reading “When You Bring the Water, Jesus Works the Miracle”
Today’s the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Find the Mass Readings here: 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 4, 2018 Continue reading “Love Yourself, Too.”
Today’s the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Find the Mass Readings here: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 21, 2018. Continue reading “#MyMassTakeaway: Can You Drink the Cup?”
Today’s post on Sibling Rivalry is #MyMassTakeaway for the Mass readings on 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Find the Mass Readings here: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 23, 2018 Continue reading “A Biblical Approach to Sibling Rivalry”