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New Text: The Story of Mary

The Story of Mary From the Dawn of Time to Today “All generations shall call me blessed” (Luke 1:48). Perhaps no prophecy has been so…

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Posted in 1st grade 2nd grade 3rd grade Religion

At Home Preparation for First Communion

Parents who are planning to prepare a child for First Communion this year may want to check out Fed by the Lord: At-Home Scriptural Formation to Prepare Children for First Communion by Leonard J. DeLorenzo.

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Posted in 3rd grade 4th grade 5th grade 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews High School Religion

Learn About God’s Superheroes

A new set of books on “God’s Superheroes” by Mary Bajda is designed to appeal to ages eight through teens and encourages young people to use their own gifts in service to God and others.

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Posted in Religion Resources

Jesse Tree Resources

A Jesse Tree is an easy way to trace salvation history during the Advent season.

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Posted in 1st grade Book Reviews Curriculum Kindergarten Religion

Our Holy Faith Curriculum by Tan Books

The Our Holy Faith series by Tan Books is a modernized reprint of an older series of religion books that has been an orthodox resource for families who wish to share the Catholic faith with their children. Each book has a corresponding review video that can also be utilized. The series is designed for grades K-8.

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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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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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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
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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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