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Song of the Swallows and Color Page

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To print this coloring page click HERE.
I have always been captivated by the story of  the swallows that find their way to Mission San Juan Capistrano every year on or around  the Feast of St. Joseph (March 19th).   My mom found this dear little children's book for me even before I ever visited the mission in southern California.   It's called
Song of the Swallows
and it is about a little boy named Juan.  Juan is told the story of the Mission by old Julian the bell ringer.   Not only do you get to read the story in this book, but there is a little song or two. (Click picture for a larger image.)  La Golondrina is Spanish for swallow.
Although I had visited nearly all of the missions of the El Camino Real (The Royal Road)
near the ocean waves of the California coast, I did not actually did not see Mission San Juan Capistrano until a few years ago.  We went on our wedding anniversary that first time. It was the one I wanted most to see.  Once there, I knew I had to go back. …

King of My Heart and Color Page

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I didn't sleep well last night and so this morning when the alarm went off at 5 a.m. I thought I'd just go back to sleep after my husband left for work.  God has his ways however and he convicted me of not paying enough attention to him.  After all it is June and He keeps reminding me this is the month of His Sacred Heart.  "What was I gonna do about it?" He kept asking me.  When I first started my blog, He gave me the idea that I should write about many things including His Sacred Heart, especially the Enthronement of the Sacred Heart.  So today I will tell you more about the Enthronement Celebration we did in our home (that I spoke of a while back in  this  post).  I have made a color page and I will show you a fun project

to help celebrate your Consecration to the Divine Heart of Jesus.  I will also tell you about a wonderful book I read about Saint Margaret Mary.

First of all you should know that one of the Twelve Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is as fol…