Making a Baptism Candle

By |2017-09-07T02:08:21+10:00October 13th, 2014|Categories: Craft, Sacrament Essentials|Tags: , , , , , , |

A white candle is an essential part of the Sacrament of Baptism. It is lit from the big Pascal Candle and is a symbol of hope and the light of Christ that the newly baptised now live by. The Candle can become precious keepsakes for your children and can be lit on their feast day,

Fire

By |2017-09-06T06:39:52+10:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: Parenting, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There is a primal comfort that comes with fire and candlelight. There is also something truly mesmerising about fire, the flickering flames form intricate, beautiful shapes that are gone as quickly as they come. The crackling sound of good, dry firewood and the calming heat radiating from the fire provides light and warmth, a gathering

Annunciation Candle

By |2019-08-01T15:53:47+10:00July 18th, 2012|Categories: Craft, Mary & the Saints|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This neat little activity was adapted from Women for Faith and Family Materials: Large Pillar Candle, white (purity) or blue (for Mary) Small image of the baby Jesus. Small square of white cloth or ribbon Pins Knife Method: Take the pillar candle and carve a niche into it with the knife (or any other carving