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How to Have a Joyful Advent (in 5 Easy Steps)

This Advent, you can prepare for Christmas without being a Scrooge.

You can still decorate your house, go shopping and celebrate while you prayerfully prepare for Our Lord’s birth!

Over 30 Catholic influencers are providing resources and activities that make waiting for Jesus meaningful and memorable. These bloggers, artisans and ministries offer fun ideas for you and your family!

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7 Best Journals for Busy Catholics

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How do you relieve stress, pray, and allow yourself time to be creative?  For me, I can do all of those things through writing in a journal.

I find comfort using a prayer journal in my home, at Eucharistic Adoration and even outside in nature.

Here are the journals I think you would enjoy using and allow you to not only grow closer to the Lord, but also achieve goals you have only dreamed of and see the beauty that is already in your life!

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The Gift of Catholic Jewelry (beauty for her body and soul this Christmas)

Putting on jewelry is one way of saying, “this event is a special occasion.”

Whether it’s going to Mass on Sunday, a friend’s wedding, a job interview, business meeting or simply a day outside the house- jewelry helps you “put on your best self”.

Wearing Catholic jewelry and religious medals is one way you can reassure yourself and the world that no matter what, you can do all things through Christ who strengthens you.

If you are looking for a gift that will be unique and enjoyed?  We have several ideas for you and your loved ones!

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For the Young Girl Asking: Who Am I? …Be Yourself

This post is contributed by Amy Brooks, Founder of Catholics Online and Author of Prayer, Wine, Chocolate.

When I was young, I didn’t fit in with the the other girls.

Even though we had similar interests.  Even though we were in the same grade, on the same team and lived in the same neighborhood.

I was awkward.  I was a late bloomer.  I wasn’t all that attractive.

I thought I was one of the few who often felt left out.

Looking back, I realize many girls feel this way in what is now called “middle school.”

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