|Botanical Garden Spring 2011|
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Friday, March 18, 2011
1) it's gorgeous weather now, but summer heat is just around the corner!
2) less wear and tear on the house (and therefore less cleaning for me)
3) there's no TV or Wii outside, so they don't even ask (funny how quickly the boys forget that they were giving up Wii for lent)
Here's the first installment of pictures from our camping trip
|Spring Break Camping|
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Monday, March 07, 2011
Thursday, March 03, 2011
The cross is a sacramental which serves as a focal point for the Lenten season in the home. Lit on Ash Wednesday and all the Sundays of Lent, it deepens the awareness of Christ’s passion and prepares us for the Easter, when the cross is ablaze with white candles signifying victory.
The full set for Lent comes with the cross, a Lenten prayer guide, and purple and pink candles, all in a nice package for only $20.
You may enrich your cross and your Easter season by adding the Easter prayer guide and 12 white candles for only $10 more.
Quotes from Pope John Paul II:
Catholic education is above all a question of communicating Christ, of helping form Christ in the lives of others.
Through Christ all education, within the family and outside of it, becomes part of God’s own saving pedagogy, which is addressed to individuals and families and culminates in the Paschal Mystery of the Lord’s Death and Resurrection.
Parents are the first and most important educators of their own children, and they also possess a fundamental competence in this area: they are the educators because they are the parents.
“The family is, so to speak, the domestic church. In it parents should, by their word and example, be the first preachers of the faith to their children…” (Lumen Gentium)