For most Catholics, displaying their Nativity during Advent and Christmas is one of their favorite traditions. How did this tradition not transfer to Christ’s moment of glory?
As we plan to spend the entirety of this month fasting, it might look like we won't be celebrating anything. However, that couldn't be further from the truth. Here are 4 ways to celebrate the feasts and observe the season of Lent this March.
After all the excitement of Christmas, you’re kind of ready for things die down in January, aren’t you? Still, it doesn’t take long before you’re itching to do something special with your family again. Here are four simple ways you can celebrate a feast or observe the season this February. Candlemas February 2, the Presentation of the Lord, is known as Candlemas. While the feast celebrates Jesus presented before God, it is also the day the Church blesses the candles that will be used through the year. The laity have long participated at home by placing a candle in...
The earlier we celebrate Christmas, the less we pray for the dead. The earlier we celebrate Christmas, the less we prepare for Advent.