A baby in a cake?

January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany, marked the arrival of the Three Kings at the birthplace of Our Savior. The king cake, baked in honor of the Magi, is traced back to several different cultures. In Latin America a figure representing the Christ Child is placed inside the cake. Other cultures bake a coin, pea,…

Advent Week 4

Pour forth thy power, O Lord, and come: Assist us by that mighty power, so that by thy grace and merciful kindness we may swiftly receive the salvation that our sins impede: Who livest and reignest with thee in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.  

Advent Week 3

We beseech thee to listen to our prayers, O Lord, and by the grace of thy coming enlighten our darkened minds: Thou who livest and reignest with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.  

Advent Week 2

Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the paths of thine Only-begotten Son: that we may worthily serve thee with hearts purified by His coming: Who livest and reignest with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Links for the Year of Consecrated Life

This post will be updated with more resources as I find them.   Pope issues letter for Year of Consecrated Life Year of Consecrated Life plans and tentative schedule SONG: Wake the world with dawning joy Year of Consecrated Life Parish Packet and other resources Presentation of the Logo for the ‘Year of Consecrated Life’…

Advent Reflections

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Ready for the new year?

Michele Quigley has updated her beautiful and FREE, printable 2014 -2015 Liturgical Calendars. They’re available in both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms. She even has one that you can color and label yourself. Thanks, Michele!

Cooking for Christ Cookbook Giveaway

Jennifer @ Family in Feast and Feria is hosting a Cooking for Christ, the Classic Liturgical Cookbook, giveaway! Cooking for Christ: the Liturgical Year in the Kitchen was written by Florence S. Berger. The original hardcover version was published in 1949 by the National Catholic Rural Life Conference. Head over to Jenn’s site to learn…