Lives of saints

Paola’s Book Bites: Encounter the Saints Series

ENCOUNTER THE SAINTS SERIES St John Paul II: Be Not Afraid By Sr. Susan Helen Wallace, FSP John Paul II, who served as Pope during the last 25 years of the 20th century and who led the Church with hope into the third Christian millennium, was beatified six short years...

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Paola’s Book Bites: Heroes and Saints

Book of Heroes By Amy Welborn Publisher: Loyola University Press What a breath of fresh air to read a book written for children about real HEROES. Amy Welborn has an incredible gift of relating deep truths to children in an easy manner. Her description of “What a hero...

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In The Footsteps of the Saints Series

By Brother Ernest, C.S.C.  We have been looking for a long time for suitable reading material for children who are ready for their very first chapter book.  Here are the perfect books.  These wonderful Catholic readers originally published in the 1940’s through the...

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Miniature Stories of the Saints

By Fr. Daniel Lord This is our absolute favorite collection of saint stories for retelling at the Kindergarten to second grade level. All seven  of our children have chosen most of the stories told in these sweet little books for their own personal saint books.  I...

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Book of Heroes

By Amy Welborn What a breath of fresh air to read a book written for children about real HEROES.  Amy Welborn has an incredible gift of relating deep truths to children in an easy to understand manner.  Her description of “What a hero is” alone is worth getting this...

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Get Ready to Thrive in Your Homeschool

4 simple steps to create your best year! 25+ years of homeschool experience compressed into 1 simple guide. Written by Paola Ciskanik

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Sharing All Souls’ Day with Children

Sharing All Souls’ Day with Children

This past year we had quite a few funerals, more than I can ever remember. I suppose in part it is due to my “getting on in years.” In part though, it was because some very dear ones died way too soon. I am especially missing some very dear, soul sisters in Christ,...

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Is Homeschooling Your Kids a War?

Is Homeschooling Your Kids a War?

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Audio: Is Homeschooling Your Kids A War Here we are in the middle of the semester or perhaps close to summer break (for those in the southern hemisphere) and we are struggling, bickering, not getting homeschooling done in any...

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Science, Instilling Wonder

Science, Instilling Wonder

Do you and your kids love science? We do at our house. In fact, several of our kids have expressed this love by completing further studies in science in college. One son currently works in a Lab at Columbia University with his Biology degree and one daughter is a...

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