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"The family that prays together stays together." - Venerable Patrick Peyton

Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh

Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh (Cathy) completed her education in Special Education and English and now works as an Agent in the Insurance Industry. A mother and Grandmother, Cathy grew up in a large Catholic family and has spent the last 30 years as a caregiver for her husband, Jack. She is a cancer survivor, which inspired her to begin writing.

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Christmas Gifts  |  celebrating Christmas  |  childhood memories

The Joy of Christmas Present

You remember that feeling on Christmas morning, right? You know the one: the excitement of opening a present that someone bought and picked out just for you! As a child growing up in a large family, I can tell you we didn’t have a lot of presents. My parents had nine children to be concerned with. I will tell you this; they did try!

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family prayer  |  how to pray the rosary  |  praying the Rosary

Why Is the Rosary Important?

Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh discusses the Catholic tradition and history of praying the Rosary. If someone were to say to you, “Let’s just take a few moments to stop and say 165 prayers while contemplating a special need going on in our lives, or even all the needs going on in the world.” I’m not sure that you or anyone would agree to participate in this kind of exercise. Yet, thousands around the world do exactly that when praying the Holy Rosary. Just what exactly are they hoping to achieve by this and why is it important?

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