Saint Therese of Lisieux: God’s Little Flower

By Monique Sammut | September 28, 2017

Saint Therese of Lisieux: The Early Years Saint Therese of Lisieux was born Marie Francois Therese Martin on January 2, 1873 in Alencon, France.  She was the youngest of nine children, but only five girls survived into adulthood: Marie, Pauline, Leonie, Celine, and Therese.  Her parents are Saints Louis and Zelie Martin. Therese was spoiled, … Continue reading “Saint Therese of Lisieux: God’s Little Flower”

Crash Course on the Archangels

By Monique Sammut | September 21, 2017

The Feast of the Archangels – Our Heavenly Friends September 29 is the Feast of the Archangels.  This is a special day on which we remember three angels who are powerful with God.  What distinguishes an archangel from an angel?  In Heaven, there are nine choirs of angels and the archangels are members of the … Continue reading “Crash Course on the Archangels”

May Crowning Coloring Giveaway

By Theresa | May 24, 2017

May Crowning Giveaway header

Today is day to Celebrate May Grab a coloring sheet and play May Crowning Giveaway! Make this May special, download a coloring sheet of Mary, have your kids crown her, and enter to win a free Blessed Mother magnet + two additional saints of your child’s choice! You can see all the saint magnet choices … Continue reading “May Crowning Coloring Giveaway”

Celebrate May Crowning with Free Marian Printables

By Theresa | April 23, 2017

Blessed Mother with Mary Crowning Printables

I still remember the May Crowning during the year I made my First Communion. It was so special. It was a beautiful and very windy day in May. I remember beaming with a smile in my First Communion dress. The wind whipped my little veil as we first communicants marched in a little line across the … Continue reading “Celebrate May Crowning with Free Marian Printables”

Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter

By Theresa | February 22, 2017

Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter

Sometimes simple celebrations are the best. Today is the feast of the Chair of Saint Peter. This is when the Church stops to celebrate the papacy. Before Jesus rose to heaven he appointed a leader, the pope, here on earth to guide us. We weren’t just blessed with our first pope, Saint Peter, but for over … Continue reading “Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter”

A story of Saint Valentine to share with your kids

By Theresa | February 12, 2017

Saint Valentine with coloring sheet and Valentines

Saint Valentine’s day is coming! Something that surprises me is the way that we can know who the saints are without actually knowing their story and why the church honors them. Saint Valentine is especially interesting to me. Being that he died in the year 269, it is tough for us to really know a … Continue reading “A story of Saint Valentine to share with your kids”

Free Printable Valentines!

By Theresa | February 6, 2017

Printable Valentines

Saint Valentine’s Day is almost here! Not only is this an amazing day to appreciate those around us and enjoy some wonderful heart shaped chocolate, but we are celebrating the feast of a saint! We’ve been spending a lot of time with the saints in our house this year. With January kicking off the first … Continue reading “Free Printable Valentines!”

Nothing is more empowering than giving birth!

By Theresa | January 30, 2017

Drawing of pregnant woman with the text waddle for life

I’ve always been passionately pro-life! But this year I got to see the March for Life from a new view… I wasn’t in DC surrounded by enthusiasm, energy, and lots of coffee as millions of sleep deprived people from across the country showed up in buses to stand for the innocent. Instead I was at … Continue reading “Nothing is more empowering than giving birth!”

Be Still and Know that I am God

By Theresa | January 24, 2017

woman praying in the snow

As this new year begins I am struck by the words, “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalms 46:10 I don’t know about you, but in the bustle of celebrating Christmas, then kicking off the new year it seems like there is always a 1,000 things to do with never enough time. Our … Continue reading “Be Still and Know that I am God”