Over 150 All-Saints Day Costumes for Kids

Over 150 All-Saints Day Costumes for Kids

I was so amazed at the awesomeness of your entries in the Catholic Costume Contest, that I decided to post, not just the winner, not just a handful of favorites, but almost 200 awesome Catholic costumes, made by real parents and kids just like you and yours. It seems...
Blessed Is She

Blessed Is She

I’ve mentioned it before, but I wanted to make sure you all know about my newest project. Blessed Is She is a daily devotional website for women. Right into your inbox, every day, you’ll receive a link to the readings from daily Mass, plus a short...
My Apostolate of Parties and What a Hooley Is

My Apostolate of Parties and What a Hooley Is

As I chop and measure and mix and bake (and try to decide if finger-batter counts against Lenten disciplines) in preparation for our big annual Hooley at the Tierneys.’  hooley: Irish slang for party or celebration; by extension, some substance with which...
The Chair of St Peter

The Chair of St Peter

Happy Feast of the Chair of St. Peter! Yes, there is an actual, physical “Chair of St. Peter” housed at the Vatican. I’ve seen it! Jimmy Akin, can tell you everything you need to know about it and this feast, if you click here. But what to do about...
Every Kid is Special (three days per year)

Every Kid is Special (three days per year)

As a parent, I want to figure out how to pay enough attention to each child so that he knows he is precious and valued, but not so much that he ends up an entitled brat.  Fortunately, we have enough kids that I think it would be really, really hard for us to err...