Poultry & Devout Catholicism

Aug 8, 2013 by

I’m a chicken. A big one. I’m lately digging into the spiritual readings of the saints. Reading The Rule of St. Benedict and Mother Teresa’s Humility List has been a big wake-up call. Despite the fact that life has been movin’ right along, I have gotten myself into a bit...

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Venite Adoremus Dominum!

Dec 24, 2012 by

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirin’i-us was governor of Syria. And all went to be enrolled, each to his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to...

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Jesse Tree!

Dec 1, 2012 by

Hey Everyone! Advent starts tomorrow – Happy New Year! Check out this great post from Healthy Family to do your very own Jesse Tree this year. The site offers full-color or black-and-white images for your child(ren) to color, too. These ornaments are geared toward little ones, but there are...

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Taking One Liturgical Season at a Time

Nov 26, 2012 by

With just under a week left before the Christian New Year(!), my mind is lately fixed on December, shopping, and decor; but I think I’ll try a shift in focus this year. Without a doubt, December is my favorite month. It’s so full of coziness, Christmas decorations, and cold temperatures...

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’tis the season

Oct 4, 2010 by

I’m in the middle of Family Birthday Season – we have 7 birthdays beginning mid-September and ending December 2nd and then Christmas totally comes out of left field. Usually Birthday Season and Christmas take us by financial surprise. While excited and eager to send cards and...

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