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January Links of the Month — Holy Name of Jesus

At the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord. — Philippians 2:10 The month of January is dedicated to the Most Holy Name of Jesus. The Jesus Prayer O Lord Jesus Christ,…

Links of the month — 4th of July

Let’s get patriotic! For the adults: What’s Right With America My top ten list of patriotic movies. For the kids: Cut a five-pointed star in one snip. Even I had fun with this one!! American flag timeline from 1776 to 2010 with images and brief historical notes. Try this patriotic windsock. For a smaller variation,…

Links of the month: It’s all about Lent

I’m joining in Lacy’s Liturgical Lent Link-Up being held at Catholic Icing. Last year’s Lent link-up was great fun, so here we go again. Lacy’s going to have separate link-ups for Holy Week and Easter, so this one is all about Lent! To makes thing a bit simpler for the link-up, I’m using this “links…

September Links of the Month — get crafty!

Links of the month is back! Don’t ask me where it’s back from, but here it is. Everyone is back to school and academics are top of mind where they should be, but don’t forget the crafts! There’s always a need for a quick craft project to keep little, and big, hands busy. Here are…

Links of the month — October

October is filled liturgical celebrations. It is also filled with special days for our family. October 1 is our oldest daughter’s birthday, and October 18 is our wedding anniversay. Her Baptism was on our 1 year anniversary. The following links will help you celebrate October with your family: Faith Filled Days: October Catholic Cuisine: Recipes…

Links of the month — fun printables & more

We started school yesterday and for us, the first few weeks back are always neat and quiet. When you happen upon your quiet time, check out the following fun printables and other resources to supplement your students’ coursework this year. Quotidian offers various homeschool forms, cards and study guides, all in pdf format. Quotidian also…

Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival

Whether you are a homeschool parent or not, the education of your children is your responsibility. Although geared toward homeschoolers, my Links of the Month: August — Educating your kids has a little something for everyone. Be sure to check out all the great Catholic blog posts at this week’s Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival. This…

Links of the Month: August — Educating your kids

Whether you are a homeschool parent or not, the education of your children is your responsibility. Parents are the first and most important educators of their own children, and they also possess a fundamental competence in this area: They are educators because they are parents. — Pope John Paul II Letter to Families. 1994 Year…

Links of the month — June

June is the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Pope Benedict XVI has declared June 19, 2009-2010 as a Year of the Priest. This special year will open on the 2009 feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Links for the Year of the Priest will be updated throughout the year with resources to…

Links for the Year of the Priest

This post will be updated throughout the Year of the Priest. More resources will be added as I find them. Pope Benedict XVI has declared June 19, 2009-2010 as Year of the Priest on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the death of St. Jean Marie Vianney, the CurĂ© of Ars. This special year…

Links of the Month — May

In the hierarchy of holiness it is precisely the ‘woman’, Mary of Nazareth, who is the ‘figure’ of the Church. She ‘precedes’ everyone on the path to holiness; in her person ‘the Church has already reached that perfection whereby she exists without spot or wrinkle’. — JOHN PAUL II Mulieris Dignitatem, 1988 Incorporate Mary into…

Links of the Month — April

These links will take you from Palm Sunday to Divine Mercy Sunday. On Palm Sunday, put busy hands to work and weave a palm cross. While you are there, check out some other Palm Sunday traditions this site has to offer. A Lenten tradition for us is the chocolate covered Crown of Thorns. For Easter,…

Links of the Month — February

For many homeschoolers, the month of February is cabin fever at its worst. I know we are longing for warmer temps and the great outdoors. But, with a bit of extra effort, you can revive your students and yourself and actually make it to spring. Our Lady of Lourdes: February 11 is the Feast of…

Links of the Month — Nutcracker Time

While The Nutcracker has always been a favorite in our family, last year we were exposed to it in an entirely new way. The Joffrey Ballet came to St. Louis last year and to fill many of the childrens’ roles, the Joffrey auditioned young area dancers. Daughter #4 was cast as a polichinelle (seen here…

Links of the Month – Holy Rosary

October is the month of the Holy Rosary and it is also “respect life” month. If you don’t already, begin praying rosary each day with your family. You won’t be disappointed! Respect Life Month by Cardinal Justin Rigali “We Cannot Tolerate an Even Greater Loss of Innocent Human Lives” On October 5, 2008, Catholics across…

Links of the Month – Back to School

Well, not quite back to school, at least for us yet, but this will give you a few more weeks to check out these helpful links: The Catholic homeschool resource links page at CatholicMom.com provides a variety of reference materials for Catholic homeschoolers. It’s a very thorough list with something for everyone. While you are…

Links of the Month — Pauline Year

This post was updated throughout the Pauline Year. June 28, 2008 to June 29, 2009 has been proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI as the Pauline Year, dedicated to St. Paul, in preparation for the 2,000th anniversary of the apostle’s birth. Mass for the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul will be said on January…

Links of the Month – Month of Mary

The Month of May is named for and dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Jenn at Family in Feast & Feria has beautiful Rosary coloring pages. These are scanned from a 1949 book so there are no Lumnious Mysteries yet. Thanks, Jenn, for this wonderful project! Honor Mary with a garden filled with symbolic flowers.…

Link of the Month

The Virtual St. Joseph Altar — Created in the tradition of the Sicilian Altars of New Orleans — make a virtual offering, add loved ones to the prayer list, or post prayer requests on the message board. Includes history, recipes, prayers, and more. Viva San Giuseppe!