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Gifts for Celebrating Easter at Home

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Easter gifts

When people read our book TCC: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up A Catholic Life they often discover that Easter lasts for fifty days and ask, “How are we supposed to observe a 50 day period of rejoicing?” Anna Keating has you covered after the jump:

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12.30
TCC Reads: The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

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The Velveteen Rabbit

We recommend The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real), a children’s book by Margery Williams about how love makes us real. David Foster Wallace once said, “The truth is I don’t think I’ve never found anything as purely ‘moving’ as the end of The Velveteen Rabbit when I first read it.” More and an excerpt after the jump:

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12.12
TCC Reads: The Lady of Guadalupe by Tomie de Paola

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas and the unborn. Read the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe here: Memorial of Blessed Juan Diego. Her words to Juan Diego, a children’s book, and more after the jump:

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11.18
TCC Reads: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

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If you’re looking for a Christmas gift for a child (which you are) and you want to introduce the story of the prodigal son (which you should), get a copy of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are. Read the rest of the review by TCC’s own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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