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Navigating Family Media Choices

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Navigating Family Media Choices

Concerned parents need help to navigate the explosion of reading and entertainment that is now available. Performance quality and literary style improves exponentially each year, while the quality of content seems to become more morally confused by the day. I have created a helpful chart that gives links for easy access to the most popular…

Celebrate Pentecost! The Birthday of the Church

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Celebrate Pentecost! The Birthday of the Church

The 50 day celebration of Easter is completed and closed with a tremendous feast. PENTECOST. The reality of what happened at Pentecost truly rivals Christmas and Easter in spiritual significance. It’s when God-with-us became God-in-us. Let’s face it however, Pentecost is sort of a forgotten holiday. For most of us, it’s just another nice Sunday. But this is…

The Days of Christmas for the Year of Mercy

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The Days of Christmas for the Year of Mercy

My son has just completed a project for school. He was writing a creative essay for a contest on the topic of: “What Would Jesus Do This Christmas Season?” He and I sat together at our kitchen table and discussed the question in light of the upcoming Year of Mercy, the Corporal and Spiritual Works of…

Reconciliation Is About Lost Lambs Finding Jesus!

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Reconciliation Is About Lost Lambs Finding Jesus!

Many teachers and parents use the example of a lost sheep being found by the Good Shepherd in preparing children for First Reconciliation. The Finding Jesus! activity to enables young children to use the vivid imagery and story of the book, Little Lamb Finds Christmas, to prepare for First Reconciliation. Walking through the preparation process with Lemi the Lamb…

We Need a Little Jesus in our Christmas Music!

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We Need a Little Jesus in our Christmas Music!

Each year most everyone enjoys getting into a little Christmas spirit somehow. But Jesus is becoming more and more conspicuously absent in the festive food, decor, and music celebrating Christmas in modern culture. Rather than lamenting the problem with bumper stickers reminding that Jesus is the reason for the season, I recommend we do something more festive….

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