Tag: easter

Pascal Candle for 2014

This is the most requested item on my blog. Each Lent, as we inch toward Holy Week, I get oodles of emails asking when the latest Pascal Candle art will be available. Juan José, of Hermanoleon Clip Art, just emailed me that his 2014 Pascal Candle art is now online! This is a very simple Paschal Candle…

Egg Hunt Epiphany

An oldie, but a goodie! Happy Easter! It has taken us years to figure out the perfect Easter egg hunt. We started years ago by hiding the brightly colored boiled eggs that the kids had decorated. This was new to me, but it was a tradition in my husband’s family. After about the third hide…

2012 Paschal candle art is online!

I’ve been waiting patiently all week for Hermano Leon, a wonderful Catholic clip art site, to revise his Paschal Candle art for this year. This morning I decided to drop an email and inquire as to its whereabouts.  H. Juan José thanked me for the reminder and the 2012 candle art is now online. Each…

Divine Mercy novena starts today

Our Lord’s Mercy grants forgiveness of all sins and punishment on Divine Mercy Sunday. Begin your novena today, Good Friday, and end on Easter Saturday, the day before the Feast of Divine Mercy. Different souls are prayed for on each day of this powerful novena: Day 1, Good Friday – All mankind, especially sinners Day…

Egg Hunt Epiphany

I’m reposting this from a few years ago. Enjoy! It has taken us years to figure out the perfect Easter egg hunt. We started years ago by hiding the brightly colored boiled eggs that the kids had decorated. This was new to me, but it was a tradition in my husband’s family. After about the…

Paschal candle art updated for 2011

UPDATE: Looking for 2012 Paschal Candle art? I know I’ve been waiting! Hermano Leon, a wonderful Catholic clip art, site has updated their paschal candle art for Easter 2011. Each year, we make a very simple paschal candle by printing out this art, and wrapping it around a tall glass votive. Secure the art along…

Easter links for the Easter Link-Up

It’s time to share our Easter posts in Catholic Icing’s Easter Link-Up. Head over to Catholic Icing and enter your link, or links, about Easter. Link to your actual post, then, link your post back to the Easter Link-Up. Be sure to spend some time visitng all the great posts. Everyone has seen the Lenten…

Celebrate Easter: Good Shepherd Garden Parties

Charlotte,of Waltzing Mathilda, and Jessica, of Shower of Roses, are celebrating the 50 days of Easter with a weekly Good Shepherd Garden Party. Each Monday throughout the Easter season there will be a Mr. Linky at Catholic Cuisine so you can share your pictures/recipes in each week’s Garden Party! To kick off these weekly Garden…

2010 Pascal Candle art

UPDATE: Looking for 2011 Paschal Candle art? I’m very excited! The Pascal Candle art which I referred everyone to in last year’s post, How to make a simple Pascal Candle, has been updated for 2010. No excuse now!

Our Paschal Candle

Here is the final product. Our Paschal Candle was delayed a bit as I didn’t have a plain tall votive and I was hesitant to remove a saint from their votive! Seemed like a bad idea. But, our grocery has lots of tall votives, with and without saints.

Make a simple Paschal Candle

UPDATE: Looking for 2012 Paschal Candle art? UPDATE: Looking for 2011 Paschal Candle art? Better late than never, and we are still in the Easter season! This is a very simple Paschal Candle for your home. You will need a tall glass votive with a white candle. It will look better if the glass is clear, but…

Feast of Divine Mercy

Words of Jesus to St. Faustina: I am offering people a vessel with which they are to keep coming for graces to the fountain of mercy. That vessel is this image with the signature: “Jesus, I trust in You.” Jesus, I trust in You!

Our projects for Holy Week

Palm Crown: On Sunday, Maxine made this crown of thorns from several of our palms. Check out my previous post for several palm weaving tutorials. We plan to make some other items out of our remaining palms. Passion Play: This weekend, at our St. Louis Catholic Homeschool Conference, I bought Illuminated Ink’s Passion Play Cut…

Chocolate Crown of Thorns

A lenten tradition in our home is the chocolate covered pretzel Crown of Thorns. We usually make one for our St. Joseph Altar and then save it for placement on top of our Easter cake. Simply melt some chocolate, throw in a handful of pretzel sticks, and mix. Remove the chocolate covered sticks one at…

Happy Easter!

He is Risen Alleluia! The Pope ‘s Easter Message Resurrexi, et adhuc tecum sum. Alleluia! – I have risen, I am still with you. Alleluia! Dear brothers and sisters, Jesus, crucified and risen, repeats this joyful proclamation to us today: the Easter proclamation. Let us welcome it with deep wonder and gratitude! read more .…