Happy Easter, friends! Yes, it has been five days since Easter Sunday, but it is still the Easter Season. We are in the Octave of Easter. We should still be celebrating. And why wouldn’t we! Jesus has Risen!! We spent 40 days in the desert, … Continue readingEaster Season Favorites: Quick Takes Style
As a young child I was welcomed into the Eastern rite Catholic Church on the most Holy of Feast Days, Pascha. That would be more commonly known to Roman rite Catholics as Easter. That was many years ago, but I treasure some of the traditions … Continue readingEaster Sun-Catchers with an Eastern Flare
Today is the 5th Friday of Lent and in just two days we’ll be celebrating Palm Sunday and ushering in Holy Week. Can you believe we’re already at the end of Lent? I feel like it has gone by really quickly this time around. But … Continue readingThe Final Days of Lent: Questions to Facilitate Lenten Reflection
Lent appeals to my checklist-loving, accomplishment-coveting brain. Especially as the mother to many young children, “finishing something” is rare. Completing the steps of Lent may be the only way I can savor that experience in any tangible way. Not that that is what Lent is … Continue readingIs It Still Easter?
Our forty days in the dessert are almost complete – today is Good Friday. And while most of the Quick Takes this week will feature various Easter traditions embraced by members of Catholic Sistas I am beginning with an Easter tradition that our family has been … Continue readingSeven Quick Takes: Easter Traditions