Struggling Through Advent: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Philippians 1:6 I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it until the day of Christ Jesus. I love Advent. But …. How in the world does it fill me with anxiety? How does it always seem to sneak up on me, year after […]

Visiting Chicago with Children – Tips from a Newbie

Ideas for Visiting Chicago with Young Children

In July, my husband and I left the boys at home and traveled to Chicago with the girls. This trip brought back so many memories for me — the last time I’d walked the Magnificent Mile, I was pregnant with Rachel. She was astounded that she’d been to Chicago before, as a tiny bean in […]

Saints and Scripture Sunday: Christ the King

Saints and Scripture Sunday

John 18:36 Jesus replied, ‘Mine is not a kingdom of this world; if my kingdom were of this world, my men would have fought to prevent my being surrendered to the Jews. As it is, my kingdom does not belong here.’ Today marks the Feast of Christ the King, a feast day established by Pope […]

Letting Maeve’s Light Shine: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may […]

It’s Baptism Time! 7 Quick Takes and Homeschool Mother’s Journal

— 1 — In my life this week… It’s Baptism day! IT’S BAPTISM DAY! Can you tell I’m a little excited? We were on tap to have Maeve baptized back in the summer, but she got sick suddenly, and we had to postpone. We’re back on schedule today, with my favorite priest in the whole […]