WOJ Epiphany of the Lord , Year A

By |2019-12-27T16:48:56+10:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Advent & Christmas, Memes, Special Feasts, Words of Jesus|Tags: , , , , |

“Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.” (Matt:2:2) Feel free to share “Words of Jesus” with your networks: Tweet or post to social media Include in your organisation’s bulletin Add to your slides for reflection on the Sunday readings Print

Chalking the Door

By |2018-01-03T03:08:49+10:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

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

Epiphany Prayer Service

By |2018-12-17T08:37:33+10:00November 29th, 2016|Categories: Activities, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A short and sweet prayer service that introduces children to the meaning of the wise men’s visit to Jesus. Materials Epiphany gift box and gifts (download instructions below) Candle CathFamily Epiphany Prayer Cards (download below) Instructions Light the candle and make the Sign of the Cross Read: The story of the wise men in Matthew

Epiphany Gift Box

By |2018-01-03T05:38:43+10:00November 29th, 2016|Categories: Activities, Craft, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Around Christmastime young children will be love making this gift box containing beautiful and fragrant materials representing the wise men’s gifts for Jesus; gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Then use the box in our Feast of the Epiphany prayer service in early January. We purchased some of these materials, but it will work just as well

Twelve Days of Christmas

By |2018-12-17T14:38:18+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Advent & Christmas, Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Christmas is a season not a day. Here are some ideas to make the Christmas spirit last... Beginning on Christmas day and ending on the Feast of the Epiphany (6th January) Christmastide is an ancient tradition, marking celebrations for twelve days. In the Middle Ages, it was a time of continuous feasting and revelry. It