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Book Review: “Cloud of Witnesses: A Child’s First Book of Saints”

By Sarah McDonald Over the past two years, we welcomed our fifth child and many nieces, nephews and friends. We are blessed with new life and baby blessings from God.

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Making Time for Just One

By Sarah McDonald As I have written about before, we have five children; a pretty large family by today’s standards though it is perfectly normal for me having grown-up the oldest of five. I had an incredible childhood filled with opportunity and never wanting for anything.

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Renewing Our Sacraments

By Sarah McDonald Our family has been filled with sacramental grace lately! With the birth of our fifth last fall, we witnessed her baptism. Earlier this year, our oldest received the sacrament of reconciliation.

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Mass and the Mardi Gras Mambo

By Sarah McDonald “Oh, it’s Carnival Time, everybody’s having fun!” goes the song, but, first, NOLACatholics – go to Mass! There is perhaps no weekend in New Orleans that is plagued by spotty attendance than the weekend before Mardi Gras.

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