Our Lady Devotions Box

The Blessed Virgin Mary, our spiritual Mother is the Mediatrix of All Graces. “Then, O sinner, whoever thou mayest be, imbedded in crime, grown old in sin, despair not; thank the Lord, who that He might show thee mercy, has not only given His Son for thy advocate, but, to encourage thee to greater confidence,Continue reading “Our Lady Devotions Box”

October is Dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary

The feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated annually on October 7 “When I pray ‘Hail Mary’, the heavens smile, the angels rejoice, the earth is happy” -St. Francis of Assisi “I have no better way of knowing if a man is for God than if he likes to say the Hail Mary andContinue reading “October is Dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary”

March is Dedicated to St. Joseph

It is the year of Saint Joseph! December 8, 2020, to December 8, 2021. Solemnity of St. Joseph is March 19th. You can take a break from your Lenten Fasts and enjoy a Feast Day! I wanted to put up a few ideas on how to celebrate St. Joseph through the month of March becauseContinue reading “March is Dedicated to St. Joseph”

Advent Book Countdown

Advent Traditions can begin with using what you have on hand. Many families have a difficult time finding Advent Calendars that keep the focus on the season of Advent rather than highlighting the giving of trinkets or candy. We rather enjoy the giving of trinkets with our family’s tradition of using a Lego Advent CalendarContinue reading “Advent Book Countdown”

Advent: a Season to Experience

Advent is a word with Latin roots. It means “approach” or “coming.”  But what is Advent, really? Advent is the beginning of the new liturgical year for the Roman Catholic Church. On the first Sunday of Advent, which begins on December 1st this year (2020),  the Church celebrates its own kind of New Year’s Day. AdventContinue reading “Advent: a Season to Experience”

Book Suggestions

There are several books that we have used over the years with our children. Many are books about saints, specifically saints during the month of December. Our little Catholic Library began as a Christmas season book collection as a way to enrich the Advent Season with our children. From there we built on saints andContinue reading “Book Suggestions”