Jean’s life story is not the way she would have written it. It includes early years of childhood abuse, same-sex attraction and depression, and later years of heterosexual marriage and children. She writes of the blessing of being able to trust God as the author of her life. The Serenity Prayer is a blessing and
Make mealtimes special. Just as the Eucharist is at the heart of the life of the Church, family meals are the heart of your home, the ‘Domestic Church’. In the lead up to the First Communion Day, use your family meals as an opportunity to share memories of your own First Communion or ask your
a New Year’s or Epiphany house blessing. The practice of writing a special code over the entrance to a home with blessed chalk is a centuries-old traditional blessing of a home each January. It’s a reminder of God’s presence in our daily lives and a dedication of the year and everything that will happen during
Writer Jared Staudt states the case for celebrating New Year’s Day as a part of the Christmas feast, not just a secular marking of a new year. The marking of the dawn of a new year is no secular holiday, because time and history have been drawn into the coming of God into the world.
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Give the classic gingerbread house a Christian twist and make it a gingerbread nativity scene, complete with a Star of David and babe in a manger. Superstar mum Katarina Doyle shows you how: Fun with fondant Make your own gingerbread nativity You’ll need: 1 x large chopping board or cake board 2 x quantities of