I’ve been a Catholic for over 20 years and it’s just been recently that I’ve heard of Ember Days. I’m not sure if it’s because the Catholic circle I’ve been traveling in has become more “traditional” or if it’s a reawakening for all faithful Catholics … Continue readingWhat Are Ember Days?
Happy New Year! Yesterday we began the new liturgical year within the Church. It is an exciting time to say the least! As we begin our Advent journey towards Christmas and the celebration of Christ’s birth, it’s important that in the rush to prepare for … Continue readingHappy New Year!
Just recently I learned that each month of the year is dedicated to a specific theme, in a similar manner as each Saturday being dedicated to Mary. The Church thinks of everything! The more I delve into truly living the faith in day to day … Continue readingJanuary ~Month of the Holy Name~
This article would actually apply for any Catholic family, not just home educators as it deals with liturgical activities for Advent. Today in the United States of America we celebrate Thanksgiving. As I thought and thought about what I could possibly write about without … Continue readingTen Liturgical Activities for Advent
The season of Advent began this weekend. At our Masses we noticed the colors on the altar and on our priests were changed to purple. We saw that the Advent wreath was once again on the altar, the first candle lit signifying that we have … Continue readingHappy Catholic New Year!