Drinking With The Saints Mix Drinks And Cocktails

Working on a fun project for the blog and wanted to share my first recipe out of the, “Drinking with the Saints” book from The Catholic Company. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is coming up this month, (August 15) to be exact. Let us toast to the Blessed Virgin Mary with a cocktail. […]

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1800’s Cajun Cottage Tour

Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in the 1800’s? But what about living in the 1800’s as a Cajun in Louisiana!! Well, this is what it was like! I walked into this little cottage of a home and thought, “how cute” but thankfully I did not live in those times. I would […]

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10 Facts Sacred heart Retreat House and Visitation Monastery

Sacred heart Retreat House and Visitation Monastery began in 1832 when Bishop Michael Portier invited five Visitation Sisters from Georgetown, D.C. to pioneer the formation of a convent and school for girls. Twenty-seven acres of land was deeded to them, along with a five-room cottage known as the de Angelis house. By 1834, the number […]

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Thinking About Joining A Monastery?

This cozy little monastery is a beautiful and peaceful sanctuary down town Mobile, AL. The story of how we came to know this place is a rather lovely one, and is thanks to one grandmother who was thinking of joining the convent. Becoming a nun was always a dream of hers. She grew up a […]

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Travelling Companions | St. Mary Roman Catholic Church

    Welcome to St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Banff, Alberta, Canada. For more than 100 years, St. Mary’s has served the faith of natives, traders and trappers, settlers, ranchers and farmers, and growing families from both rural and urban communities. Thanks to our pioneer families and their descendants, many of whom are still […]

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Lent Series with Prayer Cards Week Five | Arts and Crafts with Kids

This is the fifth week into our Lenten season and boy are we having fun with our prayer cards. Seriously, I’ve enjoyed the children’s cards alittle more than mine. I guess I’m a kid at heart and always will be. I plan to use our prayer cards long after our lent is over, and will […]

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Lent Series with Prayer Cards | Week Three

This week on my Lenten series for kids, it’s all about snacks and giving. My Cam-Man had three ‘fasting’ cards, three ‘give’ cards and one card that explain what the color ‘purple’ symbolizes during lent. One of the fun activities we are currently working on is card “Day 17”. However, I wanted to do something […]

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What I’m Lucky For This Saint Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day everyone!! When this day rolls around I always think of it as being how “Fat Tuesday” is for us down south, with the celebration of Mardi Gras. During our Lenten season we give up eating meats as a penance on Fridays. Saint Patrick’s Day is very similar to this in Ireland, […]

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Lent Series Adult Prayer Cards | Week Two

As I continue into my second week of the lent season, I thought I would give you a little peek inside my adult prayer cards. This year I didn’t give up anything but with the occasional “no meat” Fridays. However, I want to do more, give more and spread a little happiness to my prayer […]

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Lent Series with Prayer Cards | Week One

We have made the first week of Lenten season and whether you are a Catholic or not, one thing is for sure – you’re bound to have some fun with these prayer cards. You may not know exactly how lent works and that’s ok, but with the help of these daily prayer cards you will […]

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