Children Blogging for Life
Maureen Wittmann organized a trip to the March for Life this year for 40 kids. Afterwards, she asked the participants to write up their reflections for posting on her blog. These 10-18 year olds really have something to say! See all the entries here.
Prayers are requested for the souls of two young students who died in a tragic accident and for the grieving families and friends they leave behind. They were two of the approximately 80 students in the small, close-knit community at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy, a small private Catholic college in Barry’s Bay, Ontario. You can read the whole story here.
Lourdes 150th Anniversary
Catholics can receive a plenary indulgence for taking part in any public or private devotion to Our Lady of Lourdes, said U.S. Cardinal J. Francis Stafford, head of the Apostolic Penitentiary, a Vatican court dealing with indulgences and matters of conscience.
Can you print and fold? Yes? Then you can make all kinds of lovely playthings from the patterns and printable templates at TheToyMaker.com. Some are even educational. Just the thing for February!