Simply Divine Mercy

"The greater the sinner, the greater the right he has to My Mercy… He who trusts in My Mercy will not perish." – Jesus to St. Faustina

Category: Prayer

Mother of Christ, Star of the Sea

Hail, Queen of heav’n the ocean star!

Guide of the wand’rer here below!

Thrown on life’s surge, we claim thy care;

save us from peril and from woe.

Mother of Christ, star of the sea,

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A Spiritual Toolkit to Prepare You for Anything

I recently had an opportunity to review these three titles from TAN Books.  After reading them, I realized that they go together quite nicely.  I’m calling this “a toolkit that will prepare you for anything.”  Mundane Monday?  Encroaching army?  Mary and Jesus have got your back… Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Easter & A Book Review!

Happy Easter everyone!  So I know I’ve been all about reviewing books lately, and there’s a reason for that… I’ll share more about that at some point here with you!  Our family is now caring for 8 baby chicks as we continue our homestead plans and await the birth of our 4th child!  So there’s lots of exciting activity going on here at the Mason home. Read the rest of this entry »

The Case for Catholicism: Answers to Classic and Contemporary Protestant Objections

To call this book comprehensive would be an understatement.  Right out of the gate in The Case for Catholicism, Trent Horn begins a clear, concise, and extremely thorough explanation of our Faith.  The book truly delivers on its promise to provide us with answers to Protestant objections.

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A Lovely Devotional to Lead You to Jesus in the Eucharist

The Catholic Church is blessed to hold many gems of literature, sprinkled throughout the ages by holy men and women seeking to draw souls closer to God.  Sometimes these gems remain hidden for decades or centuries.  But today, I am excited to be a part of unveiling this gem of a devotional for the world.

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Catholic Kids, the Works of Mercy, and a Hands-on, Fruitful Lent

[Guest Post from Ginny Kochis]  I’m not a pro when it comes to liturgical living, especially as it’s viewed today. I grew up in a home that was solidly Catholic, but celebrating feast days through the year wasn’t something we regularly did.  We had an Advent wreath. A Christmas tree. We went to Stations of the Cross and gave things up for Lent. But there were no sweet buns for St. Lucia, no shoes for old St. Nick. We didn’t dress as saints on All Saints Day; our evening meals didn’t reflect the feasts of the Church.

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3 Things I Took Away from the Mothering with Grace Conference

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A couple of years ago, I was a new mother, pregnant with our second child, in a new city.  Fortunately, we quickly plugged in at a wonderful parish that we still call home, and I was able to connect with a lovely group of women in a group called Mothering with Grace.

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Colorful, Edible Prayer Time for Kids!

I’ve talked to a lot of moms who struggle with creating or maintaining a prayer time with toddlers and young children.  Our family has found a couple of little ways to make family prayer time more enticing and more relaxing for everyone.  So, I thought I’d take a moment to share what’s working for our family.  Note:  This does NOT mean it will work for your family, but hopefully this will inspire you to incorporate prayer in creative ways in your own home!

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who is this that comes from far?

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Who is this that comes from far?  With his garments dipped in blood? 

Strong triumphant traveler, is he man or is He God? 

I that reign in righteousness, Son of God and man I am. 

Mighty to redeem your race, Jesus is your Savior’s name.  

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3 Ways The Friendship Project will Make You a Better Person

3 Ways The Friendship Project will Make You a Better Person

Authors Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet became friends years ago.  They previously wrote Divine Mercy for Moms, which is a good book, but in my humble opinion, this one is even better.

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