Christmas Toy Suggestions

Many parents and grandparents become worried at Christmas time about buying the right toys for their children. Many advertisements in the papers and on the TV promote electronic toys, computers for… 809 more words


Family Resources and Community Connections is hosting its annual fundraiser, in partnership with JC Supper Club, on Sunday, Dec. 6. JC Supper Club is located at 9053 Riverview Dr. 246 more words

News And Events

Advent 2016: Week 1 Resources

Here are some videos, music and more for your first week of Advent 2016. Use them in your personal worship or family worship. Let’s not waste this season of expectation. 148 more words

Brad Russell

How do you prepare for Advent?

Advent wreaths, lighting candles, daily reflections, prayer, nativity scenes, celebrations of saints days, going to mass…..Comment below on how you prepare for Advent!

Click on Links below for a few ideas and reflections for celebrating the season of Advent! 48 more words


My Top 10: A Favorites List for Advent and Christmas

Here are a few of my favorite resources for a great personal and family Advent and Christmas season.

NOTE: Many of these titles are available in the BOOK NOOK at OPBC in the Welcome Center. 335 more words

Brad Russell

Ideas for Practicing Gratitude and Resources for Advent

November brings the Thanksgiving holiday to Americans and the start of Advent to the worldwide Church. Wherever you are, take time to slow down in gratitude and make plans for your Advent observance. 11 more words


Parent-Led Intervention May Reduce Autism Severity

Source: Disability Scoop

For the first time, researchers say they have evidence that parent-led intervention for young kids with autism continues to yield gains several years later. 46 more words