Category: Holidays & Feast Days

Blending family time in the kitchen with faith and flavor

Divine Mercy

The image of Divine Mercy represents the Lord, the Lamb sacrificed for us, from whose Heart flows Blood and Water, the streams of God’s mercy upon the whole world. The Lord promises us through St. Faustina “that the soul that will honor this image will not perish” (Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, 48). Saint Faustina’s confessor,…
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St. Patrick

Blessing of the Home for Epiphany

Blessing of the Home for Epiphany This is a blessing of the home and inscription of the initials of the three Magi above the main entrance door.  Epiphany is traditionally celebrated the 12th day after Christmas, January 6th.  In the United States it is celebrated on the Sunday between January 2 and January 8. Leader:…
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Advent Candle Wreaths

10 oz bag Marshmallows 6 Tablespoons Butter Green Food Coloring 6 cups Cornflakes Red Hots 4 purple birthday candles 1 pink birthday candle In large stockpot, over medium heat, melt butter and marshmallows. Stir till smooth. Remove from heat and stir in food coloring and Cornflakes. Start with 1 Tablespoon food coloring and add more…
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12 Fruit Salad

Ingredients: Choose 12 kinds of fresh fruit: Red Grapes Green Grapes Strawberries Blueberries Blackberries Raspberries Peaches Nectarines Apricots Pineapple Plums Oranges Kiwi Mango Watermelon Cantaloupe Honey Dew Apples Bananas Lemon juice (only for apples or bananas) Sugar (optional) Directions: Prepare fruit into bite size pieces by washing, cutting, removing peel, and discarding seeds.  If using…
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