40 Days for Life – Melbourne, Victoria

While we are too late to be involved with the 40 days for life this year we wanted to share this with you so we can all get involved now and for the 40 days next year, and to also share this beautiful song “The Call”. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Touch hearts. Save lives. Pray to end abortion. You can help save lives! The 40 days for life … Continue reading 40 Days for Life – Melbourne, Victoria

Courageous: The Movie

Honour Begins at Home Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, David Thomson, and Shane Fuller are confident and focused. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood. While they consistently give their best on the job, good enough seems to be all … Continue reading Courageous: The Movie

Bacchus Marsh – Stations of the Cross & picnic

Friday March 30, 2012 It was a fantastic day to visit the Stations of the Cross near Bacchus Marsh Melways ref: Map 334 H8. Each station has a beautiful large stone depiction of Christ’s suffering. There is also a chapel at the top of the hill. On the way back down to the car park we could view the numerous shrines that have been erected … Continue reading Bacchus Marsh – Stations of the Cross & picnic

the Pure Life

How can teenagers lead a pure life in todays world?… “The Pure Life” is a series of 13 half-hour episodes devoted to teaching adolescents about chastity from a catholic point of view. The show is hosted by John and Crystalina Evert and also features teens and young adults. They take us through difficult, daily situations in a culture that promotes worldly values, influences, and priorities … Continue reading the Pure Life

On March 20, we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph

On March 20, we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph, the earthly father of Our Lord Jesus Christ. We recall that Mary’s mother, St. Anne, was already elderly when Mary was born. While Mary was still a young child, her parents took her to live in the holy Temple of Jerusalem. When Mary came of age to be married, it is thought that the priests … Continue reading On March 20, we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph

Famous Homeschoolers

Performers Bindi Irwin Alan Alda – actor, screenwriter, producer Louis Armstrong – king of jazz BarlowGirl – Lauren, Alyssa, and Rebecca Barlow Taylor Swift Vanessa Hudgens Spencer Breslin – actor The 5 Browns – five siblings who play classical music on five grand pianos Erika Christensen – actress Hilary Duff – actress, singer (Cheaper by the Dozen) Hanson – sibling singing group Hume brothers – … Continue reading Famous Homeschoolers

Catholic Heritage Curricula E-Newsletter

The Dignity of the Child and the “I’m Bored: Entertain Me” Syndrome. The dignity of the human person is rooted in his creation in the image and likeness of God…By his deliberate actions, the human person does, or does not, conform to the good promised by God…[individuals] make their own contribution to their interior growth; they make their whole…lives into means of this growth. —Catechism … Continue reading Catholic Heritage Curricula E-Newsletter

Lent Calendar for 2012

You can give up something old this Lenten season… BUT you can also take up something NEW! Xt3.com has launched its annual Lent Calendar for 2012! The Xt3 Lent Calendar is a Catholic resource suited for youth groups, parishes, schools, or for one’s personal Lenten journey. Each day you will be provided with a new feature, including the daily mass readings, scripture quotes, and a … Continue reading Lent Calendar for 2012

Celebrating the True Message of St. Valentine’s Day

Today is the feast day of brothers St Cyril & St Methodius as well as of St Valentine. All three men were early Christians dedicated to the spread of the Gospel in a hostile culture. Valentine in the Roman Empire, Cyril & Methodius in Eastern Europe in the 9th Century. Just as Paul and Barnabas ‘spoke out fearlessly,’ so too did these three men. It cost St Valentine … Continue reading Celebrating the True Message of St. Valentine’s Day