All Hallows’ Eve Soul Cakes

By |2017-09-07T04:51:36+10:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Activities, Ordinary Time, Parenting, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

A soul cake is a small round cake made for All Souls’ Day (the 2nd November), according to a centuries-old tradition from Britain and Ireland. The cakes were given out by the more well-do-to of a parish to the poor who would go door to door ‘begging for souls’.  In exchange for cakes ‘soulers’ would

Salt Dough Cross

By |2017-09-07T04:49:14+10:00August 18th, 2016|Categories: Activities, Craft, Lifestyle, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |

Kids young and old will love to make and decorate these crosses! They can be hung up or placed in your prayer space on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross or Good Friday. The beads can be substituted with whatever will withstand being baked in the oven, such as shells or small