Lenten Links and Highly Recommended Prayers

Lenten Links

Consecration to St. Joseph with Fr. Donald Calloway
Streamed Videos on Youtube
The book is currently available at St. Mark’s for $20
or from Sunrise Marian or by kindle or paperback on Amazon

Lenten Gospel Reflections with Bishop Robert Barron
Reading and reflection by Bishop Barron, delivered to your inbox.

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NEW! Prompt Me to Pray through LENT Booklet and Craft Kit

Announcing a NEW Prompt Me to Pray Booklet for our latest series!

Prompt Me to Pray through Lent is going to be our most comprehensive booklet yet with 47 digital illustrations featuring our Kelly Saints Jesus and Mary in Snapshot Illustrated Prompts!

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Equipping Catholic Families…for January Saints Days!

Equipping Catholic Families for January 2021 Saints!

Welcome to our monthly summary of crafts and family traditions related to the Monthly Devotion, Key Feast Days and the appropriate Season of the Liturgical Calendar.

  • Prompt Me to Pray through the 12 Days of Christmas PDF is PACKED with prayers and prayer prompts to tap into all the wonderful gifts God has given us within our Faith! It has simple summaries and excellent prompts to pray: to pray with gratitude, to foster the virtues and gifts already infused into us at Baptism, and to help us appreciate all God’s Grace and Tools He freely offers to us, as we pursue holiness.

Key Feast Days in January:

He’s still a little BABY! Sock Baby Jesus can still hang around in his crib as we bask in the Baptism of the Lord (January 10) and await the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd.

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Equipping Catholic Families with 2021 Resolutions!

It’s that time of year again, our second chance to start the new year (the Liturgical Calendar began with Advent in 2020).These are the big four resolutions that I’m going to tackle (again) and I’ve included some resource, article and affiliate links that I’ve found helpful.

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Prompt Me to Pray…with the 12 Days of Christmas!

Most of us are familiar with the Christmas Song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and how it represents symbols of Catechism for the early Christians with the gifts that God gave to us. From the partridge representing Jesus Himself, each day brings numbered gifts to represent various elements of our Faith:

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Prompt Me to Pray through Advent and Christmas

I’ve always been a fan of living more liturgically throughout the Catholic Seasons AND I’ve got a renewed passion for developing personal prayer and those TWO things are coming together!

This past summer, I released my new book Prompt Me to Pray and we’ve received wonderful feedback from so many people! We’ve actually heard from some readers that this little book has changed their prayer life! I’m humbled and honored…and so excited to find others as excited as I am with this practical plan that works to develop more consistent prayer from the heart and a deeper relationship with Jesus!

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Equipping Catholic Families…for December Saints Days and Celebrations!

Equipping Catholic Families for December Saints!

It’s December already and we’re nearing the end of the first week of Advent!

Here is our monthly summary of crafts and family traditions related to the Monthly Devotion, Key Feast Days and the appropriate Season of the Liturgical Calendar: Advent!

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A Better Advent

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year!  As Advent starts tomorrow, we might be tempted to bring out all the stops to make this NEW liturgical year SO much better than the last one. I like to offer all the Advent options: the Advent Calendar, the Advent Wreath, the Jesse Tree.
On the other other hand, we might want to skip Advent altogether and jump into celebrating Christmas,

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Prompt Me to Pray through Advent

I’ve just created a Easy Quick Guide Companion for Prompt Me to Pray!

Prompt Me to Pray through Advent introduces a practical plan for more consistent prayer from the heart, particularly during the Liturgical Season of Advent. Particular experiences and circumstances within these four weeks before Advent can be associated with opportunities to pray. This booklet offers prayers as well as prayer journal prompts to make the most of Advent and the early celebration of Christmas, to dig deeper into prayer as we prepare our hearts for the Birth of Jesus.

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Interview on Sewing Hope

So THIS happened last week!

You can hear the Sewing Hope podcast at Fiat Ministry Network

Anne DeSantis and Bill Snyder interview Monica McConkey about her book
Prompt Me to Pray and her Ministry Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families.

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