Archive | May, 2012
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CLAA Missions

Dear families, Blessings. As we all prepare to set our books aside for the summer months (to some degree, at least), I’d like to give you and your children something else to think about. One of the chief aims of the CLAA has been to help Catholic families engage in the missionary work of the […]

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Petty School Religion

In September 2012, the CLAA will be offering a Religion program for the little ones.  The program will allow pre-reading children to learn their prayers, sing Christian songs, listen to stories from the Bible and lives of the saints, and get started on some of the easier questions of the catechism. The course will contain […]

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Ascension Thursday Morning Prayer Hymn

Pray the Liturgy of the Hours on Thursday morning with your family. To get started, sing this hymn together: Praise Him As He Mounts the Skies Link to this YouTube Video

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Why the LotH Challenges Us

I’ll be the first to admit it: making the Liturgy of the Hours my family’s devotional focus has been unpleasant. I was a devout Anglican who loved (and still love) my Book of Common Prayer and my Scripture reading calendar. I loved the Coverdale Psalter, my monthly psalm readings, my two Bible chapters in the […]

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St. Nereus and St. Achilleus

Of the Saints Nereus and Achilleus. Having been baptized by St. Peter the Apostle, Nereus and Achilleus were eunuchs and served as house managers, or chamberlains, of the royal Domitilla, niece of Domitian the emperor. It was arranged that this Domitilla was to marry a man named Aurelian, who was son of one of the […]

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THE Christian Doctrine

What do you believe is THE doctrine that separates Christianity from Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, etc..? It is the doctrine of the Trinity.  The Catholic Encyclopedia refers to the Trinity as “the central doctrine of the Christian religion”.  Did you know that? The Athanasian Creed explains this doctrine, teaching  that: The Father is God, the Son is God, and the Holy Spirit is God, and yet […]

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Feast of the Apostles Philip and James

Liturgy of the Hours Hymn for today’s Feast: Let All On Earth Their Voices Raise Let all on earth their voices raise, Resounding heaven’s praise, To him who gave apostles grace To run their glorious race. Of Gospel truth thy bore the light To brighten earthly night; May we that heavily light impart To ev’ry […]

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St. Joseph the Worker

A hymn to learn today in honor of St. Joseph the Worker:

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