Chosen: A Confirmation Program Worth Checking Out


As a Confirmation catechist and program leader, I am ALWAYS looking for great resources. With our Confirmation Boot Camp program, we have never found anything that works completely and totally. We have a program we use, sort of, but it comes down to a team approach of tapping into resources, pulling together what this year’s […]

211 Books Funded So Far

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We’re at 211 (and a half) books funded so far for the Lenten Project:   Of the $500 matching grant we received late last week, we’ve raised $355 so far. (Woo-hoo! Thank you!) Now, in case you’re coming to this for the first time…Ave Maria Press and have partnered to provide spiritual support […]

Supporting Moms and Praying for Cardinals

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— 1 — We’re up to 176 books funded and 49 funders for the Lenten project! UPDATED: You guys are amazing… as of 11:30 a.m., we have 183 books funded and 51 funders…which means, thanks to the matching grant explained below, we have 14 new books added! THANK YOU! (That’s 1830 – 1760 = 70, which […]

A Resource for Aging Faithfully


A few months ago, as my new pregnancy companion book was launching, my mother-in-law approached me and made a request she’s never made of me. She asked me to write a book. It’s hard entering the second half of life, she explained. Her kids are all adults, and some of her grandkids have started having […]

Advent in 7

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— 1 — Remember last year’s Advent wreath link-up? I just stumbled across that post the other day and thought, hey! Let’s do that again! What you do: Take a picture of your Advent wreath. How you participate: Option 1: Post your picture to your blog and send me the link to that post via Twitter, Facebook, Google+, email, or […]

Six Advent Resources and One Giveaway of Welcome Baby Jesus


I’ve accepted it: Advent is coming. And soon. Maybe it’s been made easier by how busy I’ve been over the last six weeks. The busy of this coming season will be a calmer version (with food! and song! and family get-togethers!). I know I won’t succeed trying to use all of these resources, but I […]

Quickly, Quickly


— 1 — Ashley Collins (who I interviewed a few weeks ago at cracks me up. What do you think of his reality show idea? There should be a way to insert Jen Fulwiler and Danielle Bean in there, I think, and get me outta there. Then again, I’ll bet it would be lotsa […]

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