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Chris Weickert

Chris is a devoted husband and the father of six beautiful children. He and his wife Elaine operate multiple online Catholic Stores. Starting in ministry related work at age 18, Chris was Diocesan Director of Youth Retreats. Subsequent work as a DRE, Youth Minister, and Development Director preceded his entry into Catholic retail.

A Family Red Plate Tradition

One of the top songs in the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof is “Tradition.” Raising a family of faith in a secular culture, we share the struggles of Tevye, the father in the musical. In all families traditions create bonds of shared values and experience among that small community. Our mother Church recognizes this …

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4 For the 4th

Four reasons why saint medals are a fitting gift for those in the armed services. As we approach the 4th of July and get ready to celebrate our country’s freedom and independence, we remember that 238 years ago these blessings were obtained through the brave sacrifices of patriots in the …

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Kids, Family and Holy Week

Celebrating Holy Week as a Family – Well here we are again, at the start of Holy Week. Perhaps there was a time earlier in your life when it was possible to enter into the parish observances of this week without loading a diaper bag. When the Holy Thursday Mass of …

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Nuns Rock the Chart

Okay, when ‘the chart’ is Billboard’s Classical Music Chart it may not be correct to “rock” it. It has been a delight to watch the sisters of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles top the Billboard Classical Album Chart for three weeks before slipping (if that’s what you call …

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The #1 Nativity Set in the US

We’re #1 is a familiar chant in the realm of sports. We also see ranking in articles about wealthy individuals, celebrities, video game consoles, smart phones, the best/worst cities and so on, but really… nativity sets? We know it seems odd, but Yes! So how do we know who is …

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4 Reasons Why 5-Way Military Medals Are Always a Favorite

As we approach the 4th of July and get ready to celebrate our country’s freedom and independence, we remember that those blessings were obtained through the brave sacrifices of patriots in the armed service of the new republic. Today men and women from all across our country still serve to …

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