Posts Tagged ‘childhood’

Grandpa, Grandma and the eternal

St. Joseph, pray for us.  Sts. Joachim & Ann, pray for us. St. Gianna Beretta Molla, pray for us. Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us. Upon first glance, Sts. Joachim and Ann might seem like odd patrons for an NFP organization, and yet their names are included in the litany of saints we appeal to…

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A reflection on National Watermelon Day

One of my favorite parts of teaching kindergarten was prepping the calendar each month and perusing “silly day” websites for fun holidays to share with the kids. There are entire indexes of these little-known, pseudo-official holidays, and they’re worth a look. Some of my favorites include Speak Like a Pirate Day (September 19), Bubble Wrap…

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