St. Monica

Today is the feast of one of my favorite saints, St. Monica. St ....more

Simple Woman

Outside my window...The Cuyahoga Valley Railroad - as it was coming towards me on the tow path during my morning walk/workout. I am thinking...Our beloved math tutor won't be coming for a while - perhaps for the entire year. ...more

7-quick takes

Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1. Every morning, all summer long, I have been going down to one of the metro parks to walk while Noah and the cross country team runs. There is just nothing like being there when the boys run by, so I thought I'd capture it during these waning days of summer. As they run I walk along, listening to my Ave Marie app or praying the office ....more

Mary Queen of Heaven

Queenship of Mary Delicious Links. Pius XII was instrumental in establishing the Feast of Mary's Queenship. The liturgical Feast of Christ the King honors the kingly dignity of Jesus Christ and was established in 1925 by Pope Pius XI ....more

Join Jen and

Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1. Izzy completed her job for the City of Akron Arts Project. ...more

Our 2014/2015 homeschool book list

Rosie Grade 4Faith and Life 4th gradePathway ReadersSaxon MathHarmony ArtsBrave Writer writing and literatureSpelling USeeCreation Science- ...more

Feast of the Assumption

The Assumption of Mary On November 1, 1950, Pope Pius XII ...more

St. Maximilian Kolbe

From Patron Saint Index:Arrested with several of his brothers on 19 September 1939 following the Nazi invasion of Poland. Others at the monastery were briefly exiled, but the prisoners were released on 8 December 1939, and the men returned to their work. Back at Niepokalanow he continued his priestly ministry, The brothers housed 3,000 Polish refugees, two-thirds of whom were Jewish, and continued their publication work, including materials considered anti-Nazi ....more

Ohio Homeschoolers getting ready to Notify for the 2014/15 school year

Ohio Homeschoolers are trying to get their notifications in before the start of the public school year. I wrote about this a little bit here,...more