Feast of the Assumption


Happy Feast of the Assumption! Today is the first official day of our 2012-2013 school year.We are kicking off the day by going to mass and then out to breakfast with the “principal”.  We will spend part of the afternoon learning more about this beautiful feast day, coloring reading, and just getting into a more […]

10 Things I Love About Being Catholic


Maybe it’s a combination of Lent and Preparing for Total Consecration that has me thinking about how grateful I am to be part of the Catholic Church.  Here are 10 things I love about being Catholic! Photo Source Besides the first reason, Jesus in the Eucharist, the rest are in no particular order.1.  Jesus in […]

Happy St. Valentine’s Day


We have a short school week due to a vacation, so we decided to put away our formal studies and focus on St. Valentine for a couple of days.  Contrary to popular belief, Valentine’s Day is not a made up Hallmark holiday, although like many other holidays it certainly has been secularized!  I have to […]

St. Valentine’s Celebration


Last night we made and decorated heart-shaped cookies…. The kids woke up to a small treat from St. Valentine. We read our favorite Valentine book: Then we made a craft.  I saw this idea at Waltzing Matilda.  I loved it because it incorporated the the American Sign Language sign for “I love you”.  Very fitting […]

St. Valentine’s Day


Happy Feast of St. Valentine’s Day! “So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”  1 Corinthians 13:13 Today is also the Feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius.  Did you know they invented the Russian Alphabet in order to translate the bible?  A fun fact that fits in nicely with […]

St. John Neumann & other Saints


I picked a Patron Saint for our blog for 2011, it’s St. John Neumann.  Today is his feast day! Since every man of whatever race is endowed with the dignity of a person, he has an inalienable right to an education corresponding to his proper destiny and suited to his native talents, his cultural background, […]