Palm Sunday Family Reflection

Reflect more deeply on the Palm Sunday readings: Who was there? What were they feeling about Jesus? Why might they feel that way?

Keep Teaching & Stay Connected with an LMS

Trying to move suddenly from face-to-face to digital?Congregations can keep their classes and community alive with a Learning Management System (LMS). Consider some of the best options for beginners on a budget.

Shipping Postponed During Ohio Quarantine

I work from home. My kids are schooling from home for the next 3 weeks. But my husband... he goes out to treat sick people. What does this mean for our home-based business? Self Quarantine During Community Spread We have confirmed cases of Coronavirus here in Ohio. Universities have moved online, K-12 schools are closed,... Continue Reading →

Welcome Mustard Seed Sewing!

  Mustard Seed Sewing offers a new service for catechists and parents. Homeschooler Ann Marie Darby helped develop a Catechesis of the Good Shepherd level 1 atrium in her home parish in rural Northeast Ohio. She has carved out a sewing room in the Darby family farm where she creates beautiful items to enhance worship... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Hunger Games Series

My son is starting to read in the YA category, and when he picked up Hunger Games from the class library (and finished reading it that day) I wanted to re-read it myself so we could process together. Between a fast plot and a highly readable writing style, this book stands out as a YA... Continue Reading →

The End of Affiliates

Today, I officially closed my Affiliate accounts. You might notice the "Affiliate Disclaimers" have been removed from my site. While the recommendation links are still in place, I'm no longer signed up to receive any advertising funds. Why? When I started Farrell Ink and was blogging more, it made sense for me to make a... Continue Reading →

Review: Monks’ Bread Fundraiser for Our Church

In a church, your fundraisers should do more than bring in money! They should teach your values. We used a Monks Bread fundraiser to buy kid-sized furniture.

Daily Readings That Make Me Laugh: Thursday of the 6th Week of Easter

Paul and Jesus just make me laugh sometimes. Enjoy!

How Do I Start My Atrium?

Congratulations! You've decided to start a Catechesis of the Good Shepherd atrium in your school, congregation, or home! You have chosen an experiential, Montessori-based method of praying with children. The atrium is a special place for your beloved children to encounter the Good Shepherd. But where do you start? It takes 3 critical elements to... Continue Reading →

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