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21 Feb, 2018

Choose life with God (parenting lessons from Eve)

2018-02-21T08:38:24+00:00 Feb 21st, 2018|Categories: Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|Tags: |0 Comments

I don’t remember what the kids were fighting about, but my arm wasn’t long enough to reach them, and issuing threats over my shoulder didn’t stop them. I do remember pulling off the road, screeching to a halt, and diving into the back seat. Neither of them said a word the rest of the way [...]

12 Feb, 2018

Love Will Steer Me True by Jane & Ellen Knuth

2018-02-12T08:39:11+00:00 Feb 12th, 2018|Categories: Blogs, Thrift Store Saints|Tags: , |0 Comments

The last time we read about Jane Knuth, she was telling us stories about her employment at a St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store in Kalamazoo, MI.  In this book, co-written by Jane and her daughter Ellen, the focus is on their relationship.  Ellen is a college graduate heading off to Japan to teach English [...]

6 Feb, 2018

Chocolates & Ribbon Candy

2018-02-06T11:24:03+00:00 Feb 6th, 2018|Categories: Blogs, Director's Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day! For some Catholics, Valentine's Day will either go uncelebrated or celebrated on another day of the week. For others, Valentine's Day will be looked upon as a solemnity out-ranking Ash Wednesday. Our church is full of diverse viewpoints, for better or worse. I've decided that [...]

5 Feb, 2018

Am I good enough to be loved by someone?

2017-08-28T15:38:22+00:00 Feb 5th, 2018|Categories: Bite-Sized Faith for Parents, Blogs|Tags: |0 Comments

As a recent college graduate, I am so not far removed from high school to forget the excitement, anticipation, and flat-out stress that accompanied the weeks preceding each high school dance.  It is easy for young people to let their minds float away from their ever-so-fascinating homework to imaginings of fulfilled dreams and anxious questions. [...]