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We and Our Children: How to Make a Catholic Home

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How does one develop a space for one's children free from the worst aspects of the surrounding culture? How to foster a spiritual life where children can develop a vision of God, themselves, and the world, and an approach to Him through prayer and the habits of daily life? Mary Reed Newland, in We and Our Children, here offers wise counsel on making the home a domestic ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Angelico Press (first published January 1st 1954)
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Colleen Rein
May 23, 2013 Colleen Rein rated it really liked it
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This books was written fifty years ago, but is filled with great truths about raising a family. It is filled with ideas on how to talk to your children about faith. It does briefly mention spanking, but not enough to turn me off the book.
Nefficus
Oct 19, 2014 Nefficus rated it really liked it
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Newland originally wrote this book in the mid-1950's...despite its age, this book is just packed with great advice for how to live a more distinctively Catholic life as a family. Much (though not all) of Newland's advice and tips are just as relevant today as they were over 60 years ago.

In some sense, this book will likely make almost any modern Catholic family think that they are coming up very short in raising kids in an authentically Catholic way, but not because Newland speaks in a condesce
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Mar 18, 2014 Anne rated it it was amazing
I love love love this book! I have read it through once, and now I use it as a sort of manual and guide for celebrating liturgy in our home. I refer to it often and I love the insights of the author as a mother with more experience than me.
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