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2020 Books Read

Here's what I read in 2020 (regularly updated throughout the year).

Catechist Resources

This is a listing of catechist resources I've found helpful over the years. Hope it helps you!

    Marian Resources

    My devotion to Mary has grown over the years, and since I've been getting an increasing number of requests for my favorite Marian recommendations, here you go. 

      My Books

      Welcome Baby Jesus
      Welcome Risen Jesus

      Easter will come.
      Daffodils will bloom.
      Hope remains.
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      Book pile, upcoming spiritual reads edition. What are you reading these days? ...

      34 4

      We’re at the “window clings on the back of the couch” day of quarantine. Inspired by @jenniferfulwiler
      #happyannunciationyall
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      In which the dog realizes that quarantine life may not all cuddles and treats. ...

      36 2

      The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.
      The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul.
      R. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.
      He guides me in right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk in the dark valley I fear no evil; for you are at my side with your rod and your staff that give me courage.
      R. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.
      You spread the table before me in the sight of my foes; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
      R. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.
      Only goodness and kindness follow me all the days of my life; and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD for years to come.
      R. The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.

      From today’s responsorial psalm, Psalm 23
      #favoritescripture #godspeaks #wordofgod #peaceinthebarn
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      This morning, this came across my reading of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis. I think I’ll be pausing regularly today to pray it. ...

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      #truth via St. Oscar Romero
      “Let ya not tire of preaching love; it is the force that will overcome the world.”
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      Today, some reading with my 5yo. He picked the Mother Teresa book and I had the other two on my review pile (which he insists is just for him). Well done. More in-depth reviews coming soon. ...

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      Reread a classic. And I don’t like it any more than I did the first time.
      #1984 #readingtheclassics
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      Good reminder.
      “Because you are precious in my eyes
      and honored, and I love you”
      Isiah 43:4
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