Liturgical Year – Advent

Advent Roundup

This Sunday we begin Advent, I’m longing for the commencement of Advent this year.  Looking forward to that feeling of Expectation as we travel towards Celebrating the Birthday of the Christ Child. Collating our various Advent posts into an Advent Roundup for your perusal.   Reflections:  Journeying along with Our Blessed Mother Advent Reflections Whilst […] Read more…

Jesse Tree in Picture Books

With Advent fast approaching my thoughts are turning toward preparations and celebrations.  It’s been several years since we’ve celebrated with a Jesse Tree, but after reading Ellie’s Jesse Tree in Picture Books I’ve felt re-inspired. Can’t promise we’ll manage making and hanging symbols but readings I can easily manage. Pulling our books off the shelves I realised […] Read more…

The Feast of St Nicholas 2012

Last week we celebrated the Feast of St Nicholas (Dec 6th), a feast we eagerly anticipate each year.  The children arose in the morning to find their gifts of candy canes, chocolate coins and a book in their sacks. Friends soon arrived to share in our second annual St Nicholas party.  The children enjoyed giving […] Read more…

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