Lawn Chair Catechism: Roadmaps, Sacraments, and Signs

Welcome back to CatholicMom.com’s Summer study program: Lawn Chair Catechism! We’re reading and discussing A Well-Built Faith this year. For details on the program and links to purchase the book as well as the free study guide, head to my Lawn Chair Catechism 2.0 page. You don’t need to read the book to join in…

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Lawn Chair Catechism: God’s Too Big for Sundays

Welcome to this week’s installment of CatholicMom.com’s Lawn Chair Catechism. For more details on the book we’re using this Summer and links to my past posts, head to my dedicated page on this series. Here are this week’s discussion questions: • What does it mean to say that spirituality is not just a slice of…

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Lawn Chair Catechism: I Don’t Like Spiders and Snakes

Welcome back to this Summer’s Lawn Chair Catechism, hosted by CatholicMom.com. If you want to catch up or learn more about this series and the book we’re using, you can go to my main page, found here. Everyone is afraid of something, and most people are afraid of the same kinds of things. There is…

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Lawn Chair Catechism: What’s in a Name?

Welcome back to CatholicMom.com’s Lawn Chair Catechism! If you’d like details on our Summer reading program or would like to just catch up on past posts, please head to my dedicated page for details. This week, we are discussing Chapter 4: Using Brand-Name Equipment: The Trinity. This chapter starts out talking about tools (always a…

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Lawn Chair Catechism 2.0: Who’s the Boss?

Welcome back to CatholicMom.com’s Lawn Chair Catechism! If you need to catch up on what this is all about, find resources, or just review past chapters, head to my dedicated page for this year’s session. This week, our chapter dealt with tradition (a la Tevye) versus Tradition (a la Catholic Church). Really, we have both…

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The Return of the Prodigal Son by Pompeo Batoni

Lawn Chair Catechism 2.0: Assembly Line Construction

Welcome back to Lawn Chair Catechism, hosted by CatholicMom.com! Head to this page for a quick explanation of this year’s book and how you can participate. If you’re participating, too, be sure to link up at the main Lawn Chair Catechism post today! This week, our chapter talks about God’s revelation to us, and how…

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Finally Understanding the Father

When I was growing up, a lot of the readings and parables we heard at Mass and in religious education didn’t make a lot of sense to me. I could listen and hear Jesus’ explanation of the parables, or the priest’s discussion of what it meant, but I still didn’t quite get it. To be…

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Seven Quick Takes Friday: Suburban Farming, Dancing in the Park, Soccer Awards, and a Great Bedtime Story

Welcome to Seven Quick Takes Friday, hosted by Jennifer Fulwiler at Conversion Diary. Be sure to go over to check out all the other Quick Takers this week! ~one~ Our family has been working on our garden again. It’s year 2 of Project Yummy Veggies, and so far, things look pretty good. Our tomato plants…

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Lawn Chair Catechism 2.0: Week 1: Laying a Firm Foundation

Welcome to the first installment of this year’s Lawn Chair Catechism, the brainchild of the amazing ladies at CatholicMom.com! This year, we’ll be using A Well-Built Faith: A Catholic’s Guide to Knowing and Sharing What We Believe by Joe Paprocki as our basis for this discussion. You don’t need to have the book to join…

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