Seal of Approval

Congratulations to our Q1-2 Seal of Approval recipients:

  • Sister Aloysius Says “Pray, Pray, Pray”, Linda Etchison
  • My Queen, My Mother: A Living Novena, Marge Steinhage Fenelon
  • Wooly & the Good Shepherd, Elizabeth Fust
  • I’m a Saint in the Making, Lisa Hendey
  • Gus Busbi, Jim Sano
  • Giorgio’s Miracle, Laurie Schmitt
  • Miraculous! Mysteries for Kids, Kathryn Swegart
  • The Boy Who Knew, Corinna Turner
  • My Catholic Keepsake, Laura Franz
  • Treasures: Visible & Invisible, Catholic Teen Books
  • Anything But Groovy, Amanda Lauer
  • Forgiving Mother, Marge Fenelon

From Our Blog

  • CWG Prayer Chain Post: June 20, 2021

    Mike Hays
    June 20, 2021 - 2:01pm

    The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment.

    Mark 4:35-41

    On that day, as evening drew on, Jesus said to his disciples: “Let us cross to the other side.” Leaving the crowd, they took Jesus with them in the boat just as he was. And other boats were with him. A violent squall came up and waves were breaking over the boat so that it was already filling up. Jesus was in the stern, asleep on a cushion. They woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?” He woke up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Quiet! Be still!” The wind ceased and there was great calm. Then he asked them, “Why are you terrified? Do you not yet have faith?” They were filled with great awe and said to one another, “Who then is this whom even wind and sea obey?

    The power of prayer and the power of people praying.


    A Prayer For a Family

    O dear Jesus,
    I humbly implore You to grant Your special graces to our family.
    May our home be the shrine of peace, purity, love, labor, and faith.
    I beg You, dear Jesus, to protect and bless all of us, absent and present, living
    and dead.

    O Mary,
    loving Mother of Jesus,
    and our Mother,
    pray to Jesus for our family,
    for all the families of the world,
    to guard the cradle of the newborn,
    the schools of the young and their vocations.

    Blessed Saint Joseph,
    holy guardian of Jesus and Mary,
    assist us by your prayers
    in all the necessities of life.
    Ask of Jesus that special grace
    which He granted to you,
    to watch over our home
    at the pillow of the sick and the dying,
    so that with Mary and with you,
    heaven may find our family unbroken
    in the Sacred Heart of Jesus.


    Please leave a comment with your intention. If you have problems adding an intention, email it to Mike Hays at coachhays(at)gmail(dot)com and I will add it.  God bless.

The CWG Prayer

Holy Family, guide our minds, our hearts, our hands, as we write, speak, illustrate – help our words to live in union with the Word.

Teach us discipline and skill to use the talents God gives us.

Give us also insight and courage to convey God's love through our craft, and humility to be open to His divine will, shaping our lives, in loving loyalty to His Church.

In Christ's name,


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