Would you like to come camping with us?


We have three camps planned this summer: Leesburg, VA – July 12-14, 2019 Pine Island, MN – July 19-21, 2019 and Crestwood, KY – Aug. 24-25, 2019 We would love to have you and your…

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Today’s Gospel has me thinking….


Jesus begins today’s gospel very clearly, “Hear this!” and he begins to tell the parable of the sower and the seeds . We know it so well, we can almost say it along with him….”A…

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Spread the good news to all the earth!


On this feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, I want to declare to the whole world (at least to those who will read this blog post) that I love Jesus. I love God the…

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The questions that come up in a typical Catholic homeschooling day…


might include “Who was the first stigmatist?” The first answer, shouted from the dining room table, was “Jesus!” The accurate answer would be St. Francis of Assisi. Just makes me smile!

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Happy Feast of St. Marianne Cope


I’ve written about her before as she is one of my BFF saints –  St. Marianne Cope’s Vatican Biography  It was easy to love her as I have both a husband and a son named for…

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Happy Belated Feast of St. Agnes – Suggested project on putting God First.


Her feast day was yesterday, Jan. 21, 2019 and she reminds us, from our very first wreath, Wreath One, to Love God above all else. She is a beautiful reminder to our young people (and…

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Your marriage matters – the Wedding Feast of Cana


Today’s gospel reminds us that Jesus’ first public miracle was at a wedding! How cool is that? His mother and followers were there and he stepped in to prevent the host and the couple from…

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As you wait to be healed…..


You’ve got a friend in me – This week’s daily readings have all about being healed, including today’s, which was the familiar story of the four friends willing to climb to the roof to reach…

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Back to Ordinary Time….A prayer for putting away Christmas


Perhaps your family waits until February to put away your Christmas decorations but my family took care of it this past Monday (following the Feast of the Baptism of Christ, Jan. 13, 2019). Matthew unexpectedly…

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Happy Feast of St. Leonie Aviat, OSFS – Union with God


St. Leonie Aviat died on this day back in 1914 after living a life that sought nothing more than a complete union with God. She was often known to say she wished to “forget herself entirely”…

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