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There's a Brother Francis Gift for Every Child!

By Lindsay Schlegel

It goes without saying that this year has been different (and weirder) than any most of us have experienced. As my kids’ school suddenly transitioned from in-person to virtual, one thing that has helped me stay hopeful is spending some time carefully selecting Christmas gifts for them.

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Creative Ways to Share Advent with Your Child

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Creative Ways to Share Advent with Your Child

By Allison Gringras

Waiting can be a challenge for any child, especially with the added excitement of Christmas time. The 25+ days of Advent can be an excellent opportunity to offer children lots of practice with the virtue of patience and provide parents many chances to teach how this season strengthens our Catholic faith.

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Celebrating Advent as a Family

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Celebrating Advent as a Family

By Colleen Pressprich

Advent is one of my favorite liturgical seasons. It’s a season of hopeful anticipation, and one that always provides our family with the opportunity to recenter ourselves in faith, recommitting ourselves to family prayer and living within the rhythms of the Church’s year. 

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Welcome to the Brother Francis Blog!

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Welcome to the Brother Francis Blog!

By the Brother Francis Team

We hope you are having a blessed Advent season with your families. The goal and mission of our Brother Francis brand is to provide teachers, parents, and families with high quality, faith-enriching products for Catholic children. With that goal in mind, we recently engaged a number of Catholic moms and bloggers to regularly contribute their experience and wisdom to the Brother Francis blog.

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