2012 Catholic Home Educators Camp – North Coast NSW


North Coast Catholic Homeschool Camp For many Catholic Home Educating families in Australia homeschool camps are an integral part of our lives. Lifelong friendships are formed, isolation is eased, support is given. This year our family will be attending (and hosting) the North Coast Catholic Homeschool camp for our 12th year! Excitement is building in our home, our children are asking, “what activities are we … Continue reading 2012 Catholic Home Educators Camp – North Coast NSW

May is Mary’s month


We Catholics think of May as Mary’s month, the month we decorate our May altars and rededicate ourselves to saying the daily Rosary. For many of us, May is the month we recall the wonderful apparitions of the Blessed Mother to the three children, Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco, in the year 1917 in Fatima, a village north of Lisbon, Portugal. The most fantastic miracle was … Continue reading May is Mary’s month

October: Month of the Holy Rosary


Pope Pius XII wrote a papal document in 1951 on the Holy Rosary, asking all the clergy to encourage families to say the Rosary, especially during the month of October. We consider the Holy Rosary the most convenient and most fruitful means, as is clearly suggested by the very origin of this practice, heavenly rather than human, and by its nature. What prayers are better … Continue reading October: Month of the Holy Rosary