Today begins the Season of Advent! A time to reflect upon our spiritual lives and prepare ourselves, yes for Christmas, but also for the ultimate coming of Our Lord, the Second Coming. Our world today rushes into the Christmas season! Everyone acts as if Christmas has begun (even before Thanksgiving)! Christmas lights are out, parades… Continue reading Happy Advent!
This week is a busy and fun week! We have a two days of celebration and one day of prayer. Here are some ways that you can have fun this week with your families! Halloween: 10/31 Go trick or treating. You can go around your neighborhood or if you are country folk, you can visit… Continue reading Halloween, All Saints, and All Souls
"It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do." ~Jane Austin, Sense and Sensibility What is it Prudence is defined by the Miriam-Webster dictionary as "the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason." This definition is the basic meaning of the word. It tells us that… Continue reading The Virtuous Homemaker: Prudence
Kinds of Virtue Previously, we discussed the need for virtue in our daily life. In order to put virtue into practice, we must understand what the virtues are. Let's review! First, we have the theological virtues of Faith, Hope, and Charity. These are the foundation virtues from which all other acts are fed. Without these… Continue reading The Virtuous Homemaker: Charity
"Daily recitation of the rosary in the family was once widespread. How worthwhile would such a practice be today! Mary's rosary removes the seeds of family breakup; it is the sure bond of communion and peace." ~ Pope St. John Paul II In our world today, there is a lot of chaos, disturbances, and insanity.… Continue reading A Source of Protection
Here is a prayer for the beginning of your days! We must ask Our Lord and Our Lady to help guide us, so that we may guide our children to them. We pray, that our examples may influence them and help them as they journey to Heaven.
"Without sacrifice, there is no love." ~ St. Maximilian Kolbe Sacrificing is something that all Catholics are asked to do. It is a way in which we are brought closer to God. By it, we are able to unite ourselves to Our Lord on the cross. What is a sacrifice? Sacrifices originated from the Old… Continue reading The Importance of Sacrifice