Jesse Tree: Introduction

I mentioned before that we’d made ornaments for the Jesse Tree.  This year, we decided to use our Christmas tree as the Jesse Tree and create dough ornaments that will last for years to come.  The results of the ornaments are beautiful!  I’ve taken a picture of each one and will post it with our…

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Black Friday

Black Friday…the day our society shows how much it loves its god, Mammon. I don’t like to shop that day.  Not even for groceries (even less so now that most of my grocery shopping is done at Walmart).  But last year, I went out late on B.F. afternoon for something and noticed that the local…

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Advent Coming

In preparation for Advent, we will be setting up our Christmas tree and using it as our Jesse Tree.  Since the ornaments will stay on the tree, we made new ones using bakeable dough.  The girls formed them with surprisingly little help from me, then painted them by themselves with absolutely no supervision.  I only…

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Did You Know?

That Copernicus was a PRIEST? Me neither.   Thanks, public school, for hiding the fact that some of the greatest scientific minds have been priests. So much for the Church hating science, huh? More information on books about Catholic scientists here and here.  (Giveaways no longer available.)

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Maybe So…

… but I guarantee he’s in touch with Mother Church, and that is what’s important.  The Church isn’t some kind of democracy – it’s guided by the Holy Spirit, not popular opinion. Planned Parenthood Calls Cardinal O’Malley Out of Touch with Catholics Planned Parenthood today sent along a response to criticism of the organization from…

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