Mass on Vacation

Our family will be going to Florida for a week, and I just figured out where we’ll be going for Sunday Mass (and possibly the rest of the week, too). I’m very excited! 🙂 Saints Christopher and Nicholas, please watch over us as we travel.

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Crown of Thorns

In my Lenten Bleg post, I mentioned that I wanted to make a crown of thorns for Lent. Esther was kind enough to remind me that the project was posted at Elena’s blog, and I snatched the recipe right quick and we made the crown last night. Already, the girls are trying to figure out…

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Recent Sunset

This picture doesn’t quite do it justice, but the cloud formation of this sunset was stunning. Hopefully, you can see the zig-zags in the clouds that seem to fade into a single point behind the mountains. I caught this as I was coming down my street the evening of February 9.

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A Better Bible Quiz

There was a Bible Quiz that went around St. Blog’s a while back. EASY. Yes, I got 100%, but seriously, some of the answers were just plain ridiculous. I was nearly embarrassed to post it. This quiz is a lot harder, and I admit to guessing on a few of them. But I’m pretty happy…

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Lenten Carnival

Lent begins only 25 minutes from the time I am typing this post. (Man, I’ve got to get some sleep!) Tonight, I offer you the Catholic Carnival, number 107! (I have missed posting the last two. Sorry!) Check out the entire thing, being hosted at To Jesus Through Mary. And, as always, any other Catholic…

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Lenten Bleg

Someone posted a wonderful project for Lent that consisted of making a crown of thorns with bread dough and toothpicks, which is baked until hard and then the toothpicks are taken out when good deeds are done (to show that it eases Christ’s sufferings when we do as He asks). I cannot for the life…

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Update on Meanest Woman Award

Yesterday, the girls were in better spirits. I guess they woke up thinking, “How can Mommy REALLY throw away our favorite toys?” After breakfast, I let them know that most of school was going to be writing. Little Girl had to write “I will obey Mommy and Daddy” 25 times. Big Girl had to write…

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