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Relying on Mary as Parent and Teacher

Relying on Mary as Parent and Teacher

For those entrusted with caring for God’s children (regardless of the child’s age), worry, anxiety, and doubt are not unique to a time of pandemic. Who hasn’t second guessed a decision, been concerned that a child does not seem to be learning the lesson (whether academic, life-related, or religious), or prayed anxiously for a child’s well-being? As we accompany our children through EVERYTHING, who accompanies us?
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Five Tips for Praying the Rosary with Children

Five Tips for Praying the Rosary with Children

How can we, as parents, overcome the objections, the fidgeting, and the distractions to establish this virtue-laden habit of prayer in our own families?
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Thomas’ Doubt…And Our Own

Thomas’ Doubt…And Our Own

Doubt is a part of faith. It happens that we come up against something that doesn’t seem to mesh with our faith, or with something that might appear to contradict what our church teaches.
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Good Friday: Loving Our Kids When It’s Hardest

Good Friday: Loving Our Kids When It’s Hardest

At some point, there comes a time in our lives when we come face-to-face with the limits of our own love. When we realize just how difficult it can be to love a child unconditionally. When we realize we don’t even know how to love in this moment, or what loving in such a moment would even look like.
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The Eighth Station: You Are Seen

The Eighth Station: You Are Seen

The Eighth Station: Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem (Luke 23:27-31).  It’s one of the more cryptic episodes of the Gospels, yet it evokes a powerful range of emotions in people, from confusion to clarity, from comfort to fear.  For mothers and spiritual mothers, it is a passage that speaks volumes of how God sees us.
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The Courage of a Teen, and the Gift of a Mentor: Mary and Elizabeth

The Courage of a Teen, and the Gift of a Mentor: Mary and Elizabeth

A mentor can provide the confidence you might need when facing a difficulty or considering a new venture. A mentor might be someone you can confide in when no one else seems to understand. Sometimes mentors can be family members, like in Mary’s case, or sometimes they are a friend, a teacher, or a coach.
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Create a Nature Scavenger Walk to Pray St. Patrick's Prayer

Create a Nature Scavenger Walk to Pray St. Patrick's Prayer

Going on a St. Patrick's Day scavenger hunt outside, when nature has turned green, can be a way for kids to search for real gold, learning about God's love for them, while having fun along the way. Children may know about St. Patrick's Day shamrocks and rainbows, but they may not know much about the real saint and his own journeys.
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A Child's Secret Place

A Child's Secret Place

Most of us adults can admit we are still enamoured with the idea of a secret fort, a place to simply be ourselves and get to know God.  But it’s hard to find that safe, secret place… where can we go to be alone and sit knee-to-knee with Jesus, to whisper secrets and have him whisper back?
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Praying the Stations of the Cross with Children

Praying the Stations of the Cross with Children

The Stations of the Cross (or Way of the Cross) is a traditional Catholic prayer used especially during Lent. It grew out of the love and devotion of the faithful, especially pilgrims to Jerusalem who traced the footsteps of Jesus on his way to Calvary.
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Lent with Kids

Lent with Kids

It’s that time of year again—Lent! It’s a special time of grace for us. If you have kids, you are probably already thinking of ways to help them understand Lent better. Here are a few ideas to help with your Lenten planning.
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