The Small Pencil Catechist

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“I’m like a little pencil in His hand. That’s all. He does the thinking. He does the writing. The pencil has nothing to do it. The pencil has only to be allowed to be used.” – Mother Teresa

Recent Posts

Buona Festa del Papà!

San Giuseppe (St. Joseph’s) Day The Sicilian-Italian tradition to honor St. Joseph on March 19 has become a day of celebrating all fathers. On this day, in Italy, people wish Tanti auguri to their own father and grandpa, and in general Tanti auguri a tutti i papà, all the best to all fathers! Saint Joseph is considered the ideal symbol of…

Feast of the Epiphany

Epiphany is traditionally observed on January 6th. It is often called Three Kings Day. (Read more here. And the 9 Things you need to know about Epiphany.) It marks the visitation of the Magi bearing gifts to Jesus. If this celebration has not found its way into your holiday festivities perhaps you will consider trying one or…

Treasure & Fine Pearls

“The Kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he…