The history of the Nativity scene St. Francis of Assisi established the first Nativity scene in 1223 in Grecio, a small town in Italy. As he was preparing for Christmas […]
In these dark days of winter, let us journey through Advent, preparing our hearts and homes for the coming of Emmanuel, God-with-us, Jesus the Christ. Advent is rich with sacred […]
Advent is an opportunity to prepare your children for the celebration of Christ’s birth. To help keep your children engaged, consider purchasing an Advent calendar or make your own using the works of mercy as a guide.
There’s no snow, but there’s a promise in my children’s eyes. You see, we can call this “pre-Advent” or “not Christmas” as much as we want, but my kids know. They know […]
By the time Advent rolls around, my kids have long been preparing to joyfully celebrate the birth of Christ. They do this by poring over websites and toy catalogs, flinging […]