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Jesus in Disguise

On Saturday I had the pleasure of hearing John Wood, author of Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Mission speak.  I read his book earlier in the summer and it was life changing! So when the opportunity for me to hear him in person presented itself I was beyond thrilled. I highlighted the heck out of the book and […]

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Make Mass more Engaging for Kids!

Why is it that we prepare our children more to go see a movie than we do to go to Mass? I mean, imagine how excited the children would be come Sunday morning if all they saw all week were commercials on the upcoming readings? What if McDonald’s Happy Meal toys coincided with the reading […]

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Is society controlling your life?

After getting the kiddos situation in the kitchen with an art project this morning I set off for the family room to fold clothes. Exciting I know!  While folding I turned on the TV and quickly found myself being pulled into a talk show. The topic was unconventional marriages.  The host was interviewing a traditional […]

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St. Nicholas Activities for Kids

So it is the first week of Advent and like many other families we are finding ourselves becoming quickly overwhelmed.  It seems like the month of December, though not the shortest month of the year, flies by the fastest due to the numerous events, festivities, gatherings, etc. I am finding myself checking off Christmas traditions, […]

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40 Days for Life

At first the baby didn’t seem aware of the cannula (a straw-shaped instrument attached to the end of the suction tube)…It gently probed the baby’s side…the next movement was the sudden jerk of a tiny foot as the baby started kicking, as if trying to move away from the probing invader. As the cannula pressed in […]

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Pentecost Activities for Children

Pentecost is this coming Sunday, May 27, 2012.  Pentecost marks the end of the Easter season. The Story of Pentecost Pentecost commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit to the apostles. After Jesus rose on Easter, he appeared to the apostles over the next 40 days, teaching them the significance of what had happened to […]

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