Holy Week @ Home

By |2020-04-01T14:58:51+10:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Activities, Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Simple steps for sharing faith with your children This year, Holy Week ceremonies and Easter Masses will not be accessible as usual. But that doesn’t put a stop to our Catholic faith celebrations. Parents are urged to do all they can to celebrate these special days with their children at home. After all, the home

The Easter Triduum

By |2020-03-31T15:07:09+10:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Articles, CathKids, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , |

Celebrating the Easter Triduum @Home The Easter Triduum refers to three days in the Church’s calendar which express the central mystery of our Christian faith. It begins on Holy Thursday as we focus on Jesus’ farewell words and deeds at the Last Supper. Good Friday is when we ponder the events of his suffering

Holy Week Explained

By |2017-09-07T04:02:52+10:00March 25th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s a wonderful season packed to the brim with meaningful ceremonies that bring us to reflect on the mystery of God’s love. Yet we truck from ceremony to ceremony to family lunches and then wrangle over-sugared and overtired children into bed with an exhausted sigh of relief… Is it any wonder that the reverence and wonder of the week

2015 April

By |2017-04-06T03:04:59+10:00March 24th, 2015|Categories: E-Magazines, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This month we have updated our Holy Week Special. We go through each of the most important days from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday and break it down with simple themes, fun activities and prayerful rituals that will make for special and unique family memories. Let us know what you think! Is this helpful for

The Last Supper and the Jewish Passover

By |2017-09-06T05:44:36+10:00January 16th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

At Mass on Holy Thursday night Catholics enter the journey of their Saviour who walked the path of suffering and death to resurrection. At home we may enter it also, with a Last Supper meal that draws the family into the rich symbolism of our Jewish and Christian heritage. The Passover Seder is the Jewish

No Time To Rise! Unleavened Bread Recipe

By |2017-09-06T04:09:14+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Lent & Easter, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

During the Passover, the Israelites did not have time to wait for their bread to rise as they had to escape from Egypt. Try your hand at making unleavened bread for your Last Supper meal. Ingredients: 2 cups of Flour 1 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of olive oil Water Method: Combine all ingredients in

Last Supper Meal

By |2020-03-31T10:23:22+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper.  In the Christian Scriptures we read that on this day, the night before he died, Jesus celebrated the Jewish Passover (Pesach) in an upper room with his friends. The Passover is a holy day in the Jewish calendar. It recalls how God saved his

Last Supper Table Mat

By |2020-03-31T10:26:18+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Craft, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper.  Enhance your family’s Last Supper table or prayer space with a decorated table mat. Materials 1 linen table napkin or piece of material. 1 Template or create your own design. Coloured permanent markers. Method Iron the napkin to remove any wrinkles and spread it