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?
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
Crafting. That’s what we all think we should be doing with the kids this time of year, right? And that’s my subject matter here on Catholic Sistas. But sometimes these days leading up to Christmas can be so busy… when we really need to calm … Continue readingGIVEAWAY: A Quiet Advent at Home
First Sunday in Advent 2015 is the last Sunday of this month! I don’t know about you but I often find that Advent catches me by surprise – actually sticks out it’s purple foot and trips me! I’m tired of falling on my face so this … Continue readingAdvent and 7 Quick Takes
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