Monthly Archives: July 2013

Saint of the Week (7/28/13 – 8/3/13)

We are starting a new weekly series, called (You guessed it) “Saint of the Week”. Every Monday, Dei Gratia (By the Grace of God), we will post a new article on the Saint whose feast day is that week. We will try to mix it up, by featuring some Saints who are well known, and … Continue reading »

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A Blog Button…

It took me an hour, but by the grace of God I finally succeed in creating a blog button by using Pic Monkey. The button is a square collage of some of the images in our header (That’s why they may have looked familiar.) I love that picture of Father holding up the Monstrance, with … Continue reading »

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An Exposition of Sacred Relics

This past Monday, we had the opportunity to attend an Exposition of Sacred Relics at St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Everett. Treasures of the Church is a ministry of evangelization of the Catholic Church. It is run by Fr. Carlos Martins of the┬áCompanions of the Cross, and its purpose is to give people an experience … Continue reading »

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Vatican Express VBS – Day 5

Today we had our fifth (and last) day of The Vatican Express VBS. The virtue of the day was Zeal, and the Saint of the Day was Bl. John Paul II. At Music, the kids practiced all the songs they learned during the week. At Fun and Games, they had a quiz on St. Jerome. … Continue reading »

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Vatican Express VBS – Day 1

Today we had our first day of The Vatican Express VBS. The virtue of the day was Charity, and the Saint of the Day was Pope St. Leo the Great. At Music, the kids learned the Vatican Express VBS theme song, which begins like this: Vatican Express VBS Theme Song (I’m Standing On the Rock): … Continue reading »

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Vatican Express VBS – Introduction

Our Parish will be doing a Catholic Vacation Bible School for the 5th year in a row. The theme this year is “Built on the Rock”, and will be covering the Papacy and the Historical Foundations of our Faith, among other things. The program that we will be using is actually called The Vatican Express … Continue reading »

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Independence Day Fun Facts

Happy 4th, everyone! Here are some Independence Day Fun Facts: Did you know that Independence Day should actually be celebrated on July 2nd? The members of the committee voted to declare Independence on July 2nd. Did you know that one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence was Catholic? Charles Carroll said that he … Continue reading »

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