12.1
TCC Radio: Newborn Baby Abandoned in Catholic Church’s Manger Already Being Loved

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newborn baby

If only it could always be this simple. A mother who felt she couldn’t care for her child, brought him someplace safe and warm, a Catholic church’s manger scene. Listen to the story from NPR after the jump:

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11.26
TCC Video: Advent Conspiracy

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Advent Conspiracy

The first Sunday of Advent is tomorrow. Want a more meaningful holiday season? Buy our book. It’s full of ideas like St. Lucy’s day breakfast in bed, Epiphany house blessings, and Kris Kindles. In addition, the folks at Advent Conspiracy are trying to restore the beauty of the season. More & watch the video after the jump:

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11.22
The Saints Help My Children Understand the Children in Iraq and Syria

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The Johnson kids

Melissa Johnson, a homeschooling mother of six writes for The Catholic Catalogue about how teaching her children about the saints has helped them understand the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria. More after the jump:

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11.18
TCC Films: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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The Hunt for the Wilderpeople

I loved, “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” the story of Ricky Baker, a foster child, who finds a home with an eccentric couple in the New Zealand bush. Ricky goes on the run with his “uncle” rather than return to child protective services when they want to take him back. The movie is slapstick, funny, delightful and unexpected, and all about how parents are made. Watch the trailer after the jump:

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