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Meet Melissa: Mama, Farmer, Author, Catholic FEAR NOT LITTLE FLOCK - January 31, 2014 Thank you Melissa for this guest post! Melissa has an amazing natural living blog; click on over to Dyno-mom and enjoy so much information. She usually talks food, homesteading and homeschooling, but I really enjoyed her post titled 'Why I Love Sunday Mornings .' Inspirational! How long have you been a practicing Catholic? I am a cradle Catholic. While my parents are not practicing, I am so blessed my paternal grandmother was an ardent Catholic and she took ...http://remnantofremnant.blogspot.com/2014/01/meet-melissa-mama-farmer-author-catholic.html
Celebrating the Saints :: St. Felix of Nola SHOWER OF ROSES - January 15, 2014 Prior to the publication of Saint Felix and the Spider our family hadn't ever learned much (if anything) about Saint Felix of Nola . Our six year old received this excellent picture book in his stack of books on Christmas ! While I was working on filling our book basket for January I was delighted to discover that the memorial of St. Felix was coming up on January 14th and decided to find a way to celebrate it with our new book, a special snack, and ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/78sOwRJXmso/saint-felix-and-the-spider.html
Christmas Day :: December 25, 2013 SHOWER OF ROSES - January 10, 2014 A Saint has told us that one day at Mass he saw Jesus Christ with His hands full of gifts, looking for souls to whom He might give them. ~ St. John Vianney We began our Christmas morning praying the Joyful Mysteries of the rosary together as a family. Then, after digging through their stockings, the children all asked is if we could exchange Christkindl gifts first, before opening their gifts from their dad and I! Everyone was so curious to find out who had who! :) The ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/arIzNLbr8Ao/christmas-day-2013.html
'Healing Message' From Pope Francis Provokes Conservative Outrage MISSIONARY PRIEST BLOGGER - December 27, 2013 ... arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican Dec. 18, 2013. TONY GENTILE/REUTERS Pope Francis sent Christmas gifts last week to two thousand immigrants living in a shelter near the Vatican. The packages, containing pre-paid international calling cards, stamps, and a metro pass, were a thoughtful gift for immigrants who may be estranged from their families and lacking the means to connect with them. Fordham University Professor of ...http://missionarypriest.blogspot.com/2013/12/healing-message-from-pope-francis.html
These Festal Advent Days, and Joy PONDERED IN MY HEART - December 17, 2013 ... of Saint Lucia Day we know so well. The children enjoyed teasing me as they are a wee bit Swedish and I am not, but my heritage was not forgotten this day as Mary Rose also planted some wheat, a Hungarian custom that she read about in Around the Year with the Trapp Family (out of print, but you can read it online here ). The pot is set before the Nativity scene where wheat sprouts will grow as an offering in time for Christmas, symbolic of Christ in the Eucharist. We also ...http://ponderedinmyheart.typepad.com/pondered_in_my_heart/2013/12/these-festal-advent-days-and-joy.html
Our Lady in Prison ... ABBEY-ROADS - December 12, 2013 ... that of a woman of mixed blood, a mestiza, and her garments bore many symbols of the native culture. Like Jesus, Mary is close to all her sons and daughters; as a concerned mother, she accompanies them on their way through life. She shares all the joys and hopes, the sorrows and troubles of God's People, which is made up of men and women of every race and nation. "When the image of the Virgin appeared on the tilma of Juan Diego, it was the prophecy of an embrace: Mary's embrace of all the ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2013/12/our-lady-in-prison.html