There’s a lot of celebrating to be had in the next week. According to some reports, people spend more on Halloween than on Christmas. (That’s not true in my house, but we […]
HIDE A LOLLIPOP at the bottom of a leaf pile and take turns jumping in. The first to find the lollipop wins the sweet treat. COLLECT STICKS to make a […]
The week between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, Holy Week, is the most sacred time of year. During this special time, we enter into the passion of Christ — his crucifixion, death and resurrection — through liturgical celebration and personal conversion. While the season of Lent is a very important time in the Church, it is helpful to remember that our Lenten practices (prayer, fasting and almsgiving) are meant as preparation for the three days of the Triduum. There’s more help online to help you celebrate Holy Week at home.
Since the early days of Christianity, the week beginning with Palm Sunday and ending at sundown on Easter has been a sacred time because it commemorates the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In today’s post you’ll find some faith-filled ideas to help you keep the holy in Holy Week.
Early Church history and tradition teaches that each day of the week has a theme which can help us to celebrate ordinary time. This day of rest is seen by […]