"The Immaculate Conception shines like a beacon of light for humanity in all the ages."
-St. John Paul II
Feast of the Immaculate Conception - Luminous Mysteries
Pray and Sacrifice for Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Dante, Our Lady, and the Stars, by Carrie Gress & Noelle Mering at TOH Blog
The Mighty Mississippi Was Once Named ‘River of the Immaculate Conception.’ Here’s Why, by Jonah McKeown at CWR
20 Gingerbread House Ideas for Design Lovers, by Megan Wahn at AD
Fighting, Building, Fathering: Understanding How Boys Play, by John Cuddeback at IFS
Marshmallows, by Zoë François at Magnolia
With Love from Japan: DIY Frozen Herbariums, by Kendra Wilson at Gardenista
Podcast: Ryan Anderson on Why His Think Tank Focuses on Culture and Not Just Politics, by Tikvah at Mosaic
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And NEW at The Mercantile, a perfect stocking stuffer for the men in your life!
In the early days of the American Frontier, rugged pioneers indulged with a dry buffalo steak and a pull of whiskey. Duke Cannon honors that independent, pioneering spirit by partnering with Buffalo Trace Distillery to add their award-winning Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey to this Big American Bourbon Soap. Weighing in at a full 10 oz, this large, American-made soap has a rich, oak barrel scent that smells as good as bourbon tastes. Shop HERE