JEI 4: All About Religious Education

This week's JEI tackles Religious Education - are my children enrolled, do I teach (or have I ever taught) RE, what are my favorite RE resources for kids? The Archdiocese for the Military Services plays a huge role in my RE decisions for my family!

Eel-Wrangling & Squirmy-Worm Holding in My Sunday Best!

In this season of my life, my mere presence at church, with my littles, is attendance enough. Until I can fully participate in the Mass, I will continue to fight the good fight - in My Sunday Best...

Shenanigans during Mass & My Sunday Best

Every time we sit, kneel, and stand in a Catholic Mass, there is a reason.  I have spent the past few years educating myself on the reasoning behind we do what we do at certain times, and credit a lot of that education with my ultimate decision to begin veiling last year - especially during the Consecration, … Continue reading Shenanigans during Mass & My Sunday Best

Another Duty Station, Another Failed Mass

When we lived in Hawaii, my son and I were multiple-times-a-week Mass attendees.  It was a nice, calming habit we got accustomed to, and I noticed my son would sit on Sundays through Mass with no difficulty. We then moved to Virginia, where we were unceremoniously welcomed by the priest (read: asked to leave Mass three … Continue reading Another Duty Station, Another Failed Mass