Are you looking for a small Catholic book on prayer that packs a big punch? Look no further than January’s Book of the Month, “Lord, Prepare My Hands for Battle” Jesse Romero brings years of experience working with both believers and non-believers alike in his ministry. Primarily an apologist, this spirit-filled man and graduate of [...]Continue Reading
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December 14, 2016
Christmas time is magical for little ones and for those of us who are so very fortunate to have them in our lives. Their joy and excitement is contagious. Nurture and encourage their enthusiasm, while teaching them about the reason for the season with these nine fun, easy crafts.
Star of Bethlehem
With these three easy [...]
December 13, 2016
Christmas is a blessed time to remember the miraculous Gift of God's love and there are few better ways to celebrate than with Catholic Christmas cards. The tradition of sending specially designed Christmas cards dates back to England in 1843, when Sir Henry Cole designed the first card.Continue Reading
December 7, 2016
Welcome to one of the most unique Catholic books complied about our Holy Father to date! In this gorgeous hardcover slipcase, you’ll discover the life of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, beginning with his birth in Argentina. And following him through childhood, his study at the Jesuit seminary, ordination and his rise from a bishop, to cardinal [...]Continue Reading
December 7, 2016
Advent is a wonderful time to spend in prayer and reflection on Christ’s miraculous entry into our world.
This year the blessed season of Advent begins on Sunday, Nov. 27, the feast day of St. Andrew the Apostle. Catholic families will once again celebrate the period before Christmas by lighting candles, commemorating the days with Advent [...]
December 6, 2016
Does singing the last carol at Christmas mass, opening the last present under the Christmas tree and putting away the last dish after Christmas dinner leave you wistful? You may want to follow the lead of generations of Catholics who celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas between the Nativity of the Lord on Dec. 25 [...]Continue Reading
November 30, 2016
Since the late 1850s families have made their own Advent calendars as they prepared for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus. This year the do it yourself tradition continues. Catholics everywhere will once again reflect on Jesus and His gift of life for us, with the ritual of marking each of the 24 days [...]Continue Reading
November 30, 2016
If you think Advent calendars are only for kids, think again. Just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the joy of counting down the days until the arrival of Jesus. There are an abundance of meaningful, inexpensive and fun ways for grown-ups to celebrate and honor Jesus, each [...]Continue Reading
November 28, 2016
The spirit of Jesus is everywhere during the Christmas season, even in the most unexpected places, like Christmas trees and Santa Claus. While some people believe these symbols have pagan roots, Christians can take heart knowing that these are very much symbols of God’s love for us.
Let’s explore this further by looking at six “secular” [...]
November 23, 2016
The Christmas tree is more Christian than you think. While some believe the tree is purely secular and rooted in pagan tradition, many Catholics believe the Christmas tree was embraced with the Gospel. Let’s take a look at the long history of the Christmas tree and its role in both Christian and pagan celebrations.
Ancient Pre-Christian [...]