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Photos of our St. Joseph Altar

Check the left side bar for a link to some photos of our family’s 2009 St. Joseph Altar. This year we used our upright piano for the base of the altar. The bench is actually the lowest tier. This was a nice size , and not too overwhelming of a space to fill. Isabel made…

Happy St. Joseph’s Day!

A happy and blessed feast day to all! Viva San Giuseppe! Pope Benedict reflects on St. Joseph Excerpted from an address Benedict XVI delivered yesterday at the Basilica of Mary Queen of the Apostles in Cameroon: Speaking to the crowd and to his disciples, Jesus declared: “You have only one Father” (Mt 23:9). There is…

Another St. Joseph Altar e-book giveaway

Head over to my Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog to enter the latestViva San Giuseppe: A Guide For St. Joseph Altars e-book giveaway. With over 40 pages of recipes, stories of faith, Altar background, and history, this little out of print booklet is a handy reference for anyone setting up a St. Joseph Altar. The…

Virtual St. Joseph Altar in St. Louis Review

My Virtual St. Joseph Altar is featured in this week’s St. Louis Review: Homeschool mom honors saint with ‘virtual’ altar by Jennifer Brinker, Review Staff Writer For Evann Duplantier, creating an altar in honor of the feast of St. Joseph on March 19 is a “labor of love.” read the entire article

Feast of St. Joseph Novena

Visit the Virtual St. Joseph Altar for a novena to St. Joseph. If you begin today, March 11, you will end your novena on the March 19th Feast of St. Joseph. I will also post the novena daily at the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog. Viva San Giuseppe!

3D Cut & Color Virtual St. Joseph Altar

Make your own mini 3d Virtual St. Joseph’s Altar. Complete instructions included on the pdf download. This is an idea I have had for almost two years. Many thanks to Isabel and Maxine for helping me get it done, and just in time for the 2009 Feast of St. Joseph! Send me a photo of…

Virtual St. Joseph Altar is Open!

The 2009 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is now open! Visit the Altar to make your virtual offering, add deceased loved ones to the prayer list, or for special prayer requests visit the message board. Be sure to visit the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog. Because of your continued prayers & support, the Altar gets bigger…

Viva San Giuseppe!

The March 19 Feast of St. Joseph is just over one month away. Why talk about a feast day so far in advance? Well, if you are going to set up a St. Joseph Altar, you’ll need to do some planning, and some research. The penitential nature of Lent makes finding inspirational family activities somewhat…

St. Joseph Altar e-book Giveaway

Head over to my Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog and enter the Viva San Giuseppe: A Guide For St. Joseph Altars e-book giveaway. With over 40 pages of recipes, stories of faith, Altar background, and history, this little out of print booklet is a handy reference for anyone setting up a St. Joseph Altar.

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…

Pause in reverent silence

This month, Magnificat featured a Litany of the Counsel of the Saints. This meditation listed 78 saints along with a quote from each saint. I eagerly sat down to read what the saints had to say. The third saint was St. Joseph, my favorite, and all it said was “pause in reverent silence.” How disappointing!…

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!