"So, now, I have to sit down and align my blogging calendar with yet another calendar, to ensure I don't miss out on any fun Catholic Church celebration days. And, in the future, I now know to not take the week off from blogging after Christmas. Because, there are just way too many cool days of celebration during that week!" A little bit of extra work is needed to ensure I stick with my "Catholic mommy blogger" roots.
"Today, I encourage all of us to hug our little ones a little tighter (no matter how big they have gotten), a little longer, and with a little more reflection on how fleeting life can be for us all." A post to honor the Holy Innocents...
"No prayer is wasted." That teaching kept coming back to me as I drafted this post on today's Feast of All Souls. Yesterday, the Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of All Saints, and hot on its heels is today's celebration - celebrating those whose souls are in Purgatory. One of the biblical justifications of Purgatory can … Continue reading No Prayer is Wasted
Happy Feast of All Saints!! Every November 1st, the Catholic Church gathers together during their Holy Day of Obligation (ahem, get thee to Church today) to celebrate the lives of saints! Many other Catholic families will have their children dressing up as popular saints, but I've already established I am nowhere near being any other … Continue reading The Ultimate Role Models
If the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael is one of my favorite days of celebration in the Catholic Church, I would be remiss in not mentioning, acknowledging, or loving the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels! I absolutely love talking about the Guardian Angels to my children, and I have often thought about … Continue reading Happy Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels!