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Check It Out- A Free Advent Planner! +Advent Resources

FREE Advent Resources to prepare your family for Christmas!

Hi friends, Check out this excellent resource from Jen at Wildflowers & Marbles… it’s a free Advent Planner! It details out each of the weeks of Advent and Christmas, feast days, and Holy Days of Obligation. There’s even prayers and details to help you organize your family! Psst! It’s free! Don’t add this to your…

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21 Gift Ideas for Catholics Who Love Our Blessed Mother

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a Catholic someone on your list? Whether it’s a birthday, Christmas, confirmation, or First Communion gift, we’ve got you covered with this easy guide to excellent gift ideas for people who love Our Blessed Mother. We hope you find exactly what you’re looking for in this guide!…

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Celebrate Advent Like Mary: A Baby is on the Way

Celebrating Advent like the Virgin Mary, Mother of God. at Catholic Mommy Blogs

We hear it over and over. “Advent is a time of preparation, like waiting for a baby’s birth.” Guess what. It’s not a metaphor! Or a simile, or whatever. Advent is not like waiting for a baby’s birth. Advent IS waiting for baby Jesus’ birth.

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7 Reasons You Should Write and Send Christmas Cards

Advent season is a time of preparation and anticipation of the birth of Christ. Christmas cards are an exceptional way to celebrate the Advent season and can accomplish so much more than you can imagine. My children asked me the other day, “Mommy, why is it so important to send out Christmas cards?” Below are…

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An Advent Bucket List of Activities

Advent is fully underway but it is never too late to start a new devotion, tradition or just learn something new. Our Catholic faith is full of an abundance of history, tradition and great ways to celebrate. Are you still searching for some ways to bring some magic into your Advent season that will prepare…

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Matter Out of Place

Christian Inspiration: Because the infant Jesus arrived in the midst of migration and dictatorship, to be received into a barn—not because it was beautiful, or convenient timing or even the most ideal reception, but rather out of deep love that would not wait a moment longer.

Last week we dug into our Christmas boxes for nativities, candles, and books. Among these books is a new favorite of mine about a pig in a manger. In a nutshell, the barnyard creatures are getting loud and proud about the importance of their great-great-great grandparents’ role in the story of the nativity. The donkey…

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DIY Felt Nativity Scene

Felt nativity scene

Deck the Halls and prepare for His glory fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la! I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that it can be tough to teach kids to stay focused on the true meaning of Christmas in all the hustle and preparations of the Christmas season.  We try each year to stay focused on the birth of…

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8 Christmas Gifts Made by Nuns

I don’t know about you, but I’m interested in knowing where the products I’m buying come from. I want to know if it was handmade, what company created it, and if it was shipped overseas. That’s really what got me interested in writing this post for you. I want to buy gifts and products made…

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