7 Quick Takes Friday

 It’s time to connect with other Catholic bloggers over at Jen’s It is Lent, the time to draw closer to God, to open the door to our heart . As we focus on the voice of God, we begin to hear His whispers and His desire to love us and communicate with us.  We stand…… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes Friday

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Two sites that gather my sites together in one place A.     To see clearly go to http://about.me/mjmjuneau B. motherofnine9 Twitter | motherofnine9 Trending http://www.twylah.com/mjmjuneau#.USRmGKN… Discover motherofnine9 (mjmjuneau) Twitter Trending Topics : Broowaha, Joy of mothering, Motherofnine9, Photo, Catholic and more


We are a group of Catholic bloggers who gather weekly at RAnn’s to share our best posts with each other. Two posts this week        THE GOD LED LIFE =JOY                   MY HEART IS NOT IN STUFF                       …… Continue reading SUNDAY SNIPPETS-A CATHOLIC CARNIVAL

Moments of Grace

St Therese said it best “Everything is Grace” When we open our eyes, moments of grace  are everywhere, even in secular society.  Catholic teaching is not only found in Catholic literature  but in the most unexpected places. Horton Hears a Who!, by Dr. Seuss is a moment of pure grace, inspired by the Holy Spirit and infused…… Continue reading Moments of Grace

Catholic Woman’s Almanac: Weddings

 {CWA}: Creating with God I finished crocheting all 4  shawls for my niece’s wedding.  My daughter is the maid-of- honour, the first woman on the left. The shawls turned out even better than I hoped,  since I was making the pattern up as I went along, unravelling rows upon rows of stitches. I must have…… Continue reading Catholic Woman’s Almanac: Weddings

7 Quick Take Fridays

It’s Friday and time to join up with other Catholic bloggers at Conversion Diary for 7 Quick Takes Friday. Some musings on family and simplicity  Today we are attending a wedding for a niece, with one of my daughters standing up for her as her maid of honour. Michael has eight siblings , 36 nieces…… Continue reading 7 Quick Take Fridays


It’s Friday and time to join up with other Catholic bloggers at Conversion Diary for 7 Quick Takes Friday  This week I have been writing on the hilarious chaos raising nine kids.  So I will give you a few snippets  of  MEMORIES – the joy of raising a large family. Large families are hilarious. and their homes…… Continue reading 7 QUICK TAKES FRIDAY

7 Quick Takes Friday

It’s Friday and time to join up with other Catholic bloggers at Conversion Diary for 7 Quick Takes Friday. A  stunning gift reminding me of God’s countless gifts that surround us. This is not our photo but it could be. We have spotted a cardinal and our trees looked just like this last week. Ellen Gable reminded…… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes Friday

Whispers in the Dark

Light always dispels darkness because darkness is simply the absence of light.                                                                                      …… Continue reading Whispers in the Dark

The Call

I was frantic. Was I pregnant yet again?     Then,    The unexpected.    A blanket of peace    Wrapped around me.    Suddenly,    Joy, Light, Laughter Within. I heard words In my heart; ”This is you call. This is your vocation. This is your witness to the world. “ Confusion. ”People don’t…… Continue reading The Call


It is Monday. Time for Pausing to thank, Pondering, Praying and Posting Photos with Jenny and other women on Suscpio.             Pausing For Meditation A meditation with images, not words. Picture this scene: the first sprinkling of snow brightens the ground with a brilliant pure, white coating. Looking at the scene outside…… Continue reading CATHOLIC WOMAN’S ALMANAC {CWA}

7 Quick Takes

1.  Just a Quick glance above. Although it wasn’t Thanksgiving in Canada, I did join Americans in a special day of thanksgiving.   We could all  be  happy  and joyful  if only we could just get outside of ourselves.There is much to be grateful for if we will  stop for a moment and really see the…… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}

Moments of Gratitude I love Canadian weather with its four distinct seasons. The sun is still warm in the afternoon and the morning frost seems to leave the air feeling crisp and clean. Although all the leaves have fallen, we are still surrounded by tall evergreen trees, with a stand of 30 pines along the creek.…… Continue reading Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}

A Call To JOY

A Call to Mothering. A Call to Joy, A Called Which confounds The Wise Which confounds The mentality Of our  Western Society. I too was Surprised to discover life and joy in the ordinary. I was frantic.. Was I pregnant yet again? Then, The unexpected. blanket of peace Wrapped around me. Suddenly, Joy, Light, Laughter…… Continue reading A Call To JOY

Build My Church

Words whispered in my heart. You think that you are building my Church With all your hectic activity. You are hindering my work. All I want, All I need, Is for you to Come and stand At the foot of my Son’s Cross. Let the fire of His Love Pierce your Heart, Transforming you into…… Continue reading Build My Church

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}

Writing- Before I discovered Catholic Sites, I posted on secular sites and on one Protestant site. The moderator was open and loving but I felt I had to hide my Catholicism. When it slipped out I was immediately questioned. God had His own agenda and through the moderator, forgiveness and unity has begun. Of course they have…… Continue reading Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}

Sunday Snippets

Please join me and other Catholic bloggers at RAnn’s–http://rannthisthat.blogspot.ca/2012/11/sunday-snippets-catholic-carnival.html for Sunday Snippets, where we share our posts from the previous week This weeks submissions The Communion of Saints https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2012/11/08/the-communion-of-saints/ A Theological Debate: Child’s Play   melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2012/11/04/childs-play-a-theological-debate/

Spiritual Freedom

A sunrise. The light of truth dispels the darkness of confusion. Many traditionalists believe that church culture is the same as basic tenets of the faith. Challenging custom is then synonymous with challenging the faith. They are always right. As jean Vanier ( founder of L’Arche) once said, “You can be right. You can be dead right…… Continue reading Spiritual Freedom