Love Language Gifts

By |2018-04-26T05:47:10+10:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Marriage, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Developed by Gary Chapman, the Five Love Languages, is a simple framework that can teach us how to love more effectively. The theory is simple and powerful. Love is like a language. People ‘speak’ love in different ways, some through words of affirmation, others through thoughtful gifts, acts of service, quality time or touch.

St Nicholas Candy Cane Blessing

By |2017-09-06T04:37:09+10:00July 16th, 2012|Categories: Advent & Christmas, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This little family prayer ritual is a perfect way to celebrate St Nicholas' feast day on the 6th of December. For more information on St Nicholas and the many traditions of his feast day, see this article. This prayer compliments the CathFamily St Nic Candy Cane Holder Activity. Materials: St Nic's Candy Cane Holder(Click Here)

Saint of Generosity

By |2017-09-06T02:15:56+10:00June 18th, 2012|Categories: Advent & Christmas, Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Who is St Nicolas? Born in the third century in modern day Turkey, his wealthy parents raised Nicolas to be a devout Christian. Responding to Christ’s radical call of total devotion, he gave away his wealth becoming Bishop of Myra while still a young man. He spent a number of years in prison under

The Perfect Christmas?

By |2017-09-06T02:13:32+10:00June 18th, 2012|Categories: Advent & Christmas, Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Holy Family may be the perfect family, but it’s doubtful Mary and Joseph experienced their first Christmas as all going to plan! If there is one thing that everybody associates with Christmas, it’s family. Images abound of grand family gatherings, delighted children, and relatives young and old enjoying sumptuous feasts. Yet increasingly, Christmas