A convert from Calvinism breaks down Protestant misconceptions about the veneration of relics in the Catholic Church.
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion

6 Things I had Wrong about Relics

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.) A few days ago, I visited the Treasures of the Church exposition of relics in a nearby town. Now, I haven't been Catholic all that… Continue reading 6 Things I had Wrong about Relics

Preparing for the new year by examining the last one and considering what is really important, with a free printable worksheet.
Catholicism, Musings

The Act of Contrition: a Meditation for the New Year

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.) 2017, y'all. Crazy town. Is there anybody who didn't have a rough go in 2017? That whole 2016-2017 package, guys. Can we all just breathe a… Continue reading The Act of Contrition: a Meditation for the New Year

How to use a popular cashback site to save money on Catholic goods like rosaries, books, and liturgical calendars.
Catholicism, Conversion

How to Use Ebates to Save on Catholic Goods

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.) So, let's talk religious items. Protestants don't really have "religious items." (In fact, they don't tend to like the term "religion" at all. It sounds… Continue reading How to Use Ebates to Save on Catholic Goods

How to model and teach generosity and charity to kids in difficult circumstances.
Musings, Parenting, Simplicity

How To Teach Generosity {When You Don’t Have Much to Give}

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Sometimes, I feel like a miser. Our finances have been rickety for a while. Then, last year they got better! Woot! But this… Continue reading How To Teach Generosity {When You Don’t Have Much to Give}

Super Girls and Halos Blog Tour!
Book Reviews, Catholicism

Book Review: Super Girls and Halos

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Welcome to Stop #13 of the Super Girls and Halos Blog Tour! I got a free copy of this book in exchange for… Continue reading Book Review: Super Girls and Halos

13 great Catholic Mom products at 90% off!
Catholicism, Conversion, Liturgical Year

A Very Simple Advent

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) How did you spend Advent last year? Maybe this is your first Advent ever. If that's so, welcome! Advent is the beginning of… Continue reading A Very Simple Advent

Bargain Hunting for Catholic Resources - check out Catholic Door, a family business with prices to rival Amazon + free shipping!
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion

Bargain Hunting for Catholic Resources {Review}

(I received free items in compensation for providing a review of Catholic Door. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) My heart for this blog is to provide resources and encouragement for Catholic converts, reverts, those wanting to understand their Catholic or Protestant friends better, and… Continue reading Bargain Hunting for Catholic Resources {Review}

Love this convert's breakdown of the Memorare prayer in the Catholic Piety for Protestants Series!
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism

Catholic Piety for Protestants and Converts Series #4: The Memorare

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Welcome to the fourth post of my series on Catholic piety for Protestants and converts; in this series, we're delving into some of… Continue reading Catholic Piety for Protestants and Converts Series #4: The Memorare

Love this Jesse Tree kit! Lots of info and tips on starting a Jesse Tree tradition at home.
Catholicism, Liturgical Year

How {and Why} to Start a Jesse Tree Tradition this Advent

(I received a free Mosaic Jesse Tree as a review copy. This post may contain affiliate links; I may receive compensation if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Advent is coming! I do still feel… Continue reading How {and Why} to Start a Jesse Tree Tradition this Advent

Why one convert chooses not to veil in Mass.
Catholic/Protestant Issues, Catholicism, Conversion, Musings

The One Reason I Don’t Veil at Mass

(This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made through affiliate links. My opinions are entirely my own. You can see my full disclosure policy here.  Thanks bunches.) Veiling. As a relative newcomer to the Church, I usually like to stay away from those lively, in-house hot buttons. I feel like… Continue reading The One Reason I Don’t Veil at Mass