Posted in Religion The Homeschooling Life

The Importance of Beauty and Story in Catechesis

Bringing our children up to know and love the Lord is a sacred duty we take very seriously, but we may not always have a sense of the best way to bring the Faith to life, in our homeschool lessons. Today, it’s my joy to welcome homeschooling mom, Olivia Spears, to talk about The Importance of Beauty and Story in Catechesis.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Children’s Consecration to Mary

What if you want to encourage your child to consecrate themselves to Mary? Are there any resources available that explain the consecration at an age-appropriate level? The answer is yes. Here are a few to choose from to help you and your child as your child walks the road to consecration to Mary.

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Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews English High School Religion

A Catholic Guide to Narnia

Is reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis part of your educational plan for this year? If so, you will want to pick up a guide to A Catholic Guide to Narnia: Questions and Activities for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Portrait of the Son

Portrait of the Son: A Tale of Love by Josephine Nobisso is a follow-up to her much-loved picture books The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith and Take it to the Queen: A Tale of Hope. Anyone who enjoyed those stories will want to add this one to their collection.

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The Interior Castle
Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Introduce Your Family to St. Teresa of Avila

The Interior Castle: A Boy’s Journey into the Riches of Prayer can introduce children to St. Teresa of Avila as well as help them gain a better understanding of the role of prayer in their lives.

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Cover image of Lucia of Fatima by Kathryn Swegart
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Learn about Lucia of Fatima

Lucia of Fatima is a wonderful way to introduce your children to the visions at Fatima.

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Posted in High School On-Line Classes Philosophy Religion

New Pro-Life Apologetics Class

Pro-Life Apologetics is a course for high school juniors and seniors in theology and philosophy.

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Posted in Art Book Reviews Religion Resources

Quick Art and Craft Ideas to Help Teach the Faith

Sr. Mary Kathleen Glavitch, SND has pulled together an assortment of craft ideas that can be used to help teach our Catholic faith but can easily be adapted for other subjects as well.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Embrace Liturgical Living in Your Family

The beauty of the Church’s liturgical year will probably make more of an impression if your family does something concrete to acknowledge the various seasons and feasts.

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Posted in Religion Resources

Stories of the Saints with Faith and Puppets

Children have wonderful imaginations. When they hear the saint stories in an exciting and relatable way, they remember them. #saints #children

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