Surround Yourself With Reminders of Your Faith

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Painted Monastery in Romania

(Above: a painted monastery in Romania.) Shout outs for our book TCC: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life from Simcha Fisher: Surround Yourself With Reminders of Your Faith and U.S. Catholic: A Field Guide for Catholics

Feast of St. Bridget of Sweden

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St. Bridget of Sweden by Eleanor Day

For the Feast of St. Bridget, we recommend the painting “St. Bridget of Sweden” by the Catholic artist Eleanor Day. Find more of her work here. Melissa Musick encourages us to, “Honor Bridget today: write a letter to an elected official about a matter of justice and demand that justice be done.” Read more after the jump:

TCC Reads: The Saints and Friendly Beasts Series by Eva K. Betz

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Saints and Friendly Beasts

Kudos to Neumann Press for re-issuing these vintage, formerly out-of-print books, for Catholic childrenThe Saints and Friendly Beast series, written by Eva K. Betz. Read the rest of the review from Melissa Musick after the jump:

Memorial of St. Anselm, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

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St. Anselm's illuminated manuscript

Anselm was an opponent of slavery. He helped pass a law banning the sale of human beings. Read more and a book recommendation from Melissa Musick after the jump: