Our parish priest despises the Jesse Tree. Sadly it is for good reason. As a seminarian, the liturgy director absolutely forbid Christmas decorations, music, etc. during Advent. They were allowed a Jesse Tree, a particularly ugly one at that, and that was the extent of … Continue readingAdvent Traditions–The Jesse Tree
It’s Advent 2016! Happy New Liturgical Year, Sistas! Advent is my *favorite* time of year and we are still adding to our Advent traditions that we do together at home. You can see my own home tour post from last year here. And don’t feel … Continue readingGIVEAWAY: A Catholic Jesse Tree Ornament Set!
It’s heeeeere once again – Catholic Sistas annual Christmas gift guide and giant giveaway! This year we’ve added some Advent gift ideas, too; perfect for if your family gift exchange with out-of-town relatives is happening at Thanksgiving this year (like mine!), a treat for … Continue readingThe Official 2015 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide and Giveaway!
Merry Chr….. Wait! Hold up! Stop what you are doing! It’s not Christmas yet! Are you thinking to yourself, “What? I thought I saw all kinds of Christmas trees and angels, lights and cheery Santas. Not only that but there is Christmas music on the … Continue readingAdvent- A Journey to the Manger
Happy New Year, Catholics! It’s a new liturgical year for us as Catholics which, as you probably know by now, starts with Advent. Personally, I have seen posts about Advent for several weeks now on practically every blog I follow, including this one. The Catholic … Continue reading7 Quick Takes Friday, no. 8: Advent Traditions