Tag: patron

Our patron for the 2011-2012 school year

Every fall we choose a different patron saint for our school year. For the 2011-2012 academic year we have chosen St. Louis, King of France. For one reason or another we were having a hard time choosing this year. Today in Mass it just came to me. Was it because we were at the Cathedral…

Happy feast day, Blessed Rosalie!

Today is the feast day of Blessed Rosalie Rendu. Back in Spetember, we chose Rosalie, “mother of the poor,” as our homeschool patron this school year. In an era troubled by social conflicts, Rosalie Rendu joyfully became a servant to the poorest, restoring dignity to each one by means of material help, education and the…

Patrons Saints & Dads — we’re in good company

Since things are a bit crazy here, I’m grabbing two items from the archives for this week’s Helpful Homeschool Hints: The Yearly Patron Saint — If you don’t have one for your homeschool, it’s never too late! Moms Need Dads’ Full Support — Let’s face it, we can’t do it without them! Helpful Homeschool Hints…

Rosalie Rendu: patron saint bookmarks

This year, as a back-to-school favor for my students, I made simple bookmarks featuring our patron saint Blessed Rosalie Rendu. Sometimes our patrons are somewhat obscure and holy cards and medals are hard to find. I included the year, and a prayer to Our Lady of Good Studies that I found in the Blessed Be…

Give us a wink, Rosalie!

We have chosen Blessed Rosalie Rendu, “mother of the poor,” as our homeschool patron for the 2010-2011 school year. In an era troubled by social conflicts, Rosalie Rendu joyfully became a servant to the poorest, restoring dignity to each one by means of material help, education and the teaching of the Christian mystery, inducing Frédéric…

Our patron for 2009-2010

We have officially picked our homeschool patron for the 2009-2010 school year: Saint Juan Diego. I have never given much thought to Juan Diego as all my attention is always drawn to Our Lady of Guadalupe. As part of the Catholic Company’s book reviewer program, I am reading Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of the…