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How To Paper Mache The Empty Tomb ~ Lent

How To Paper Mache The Empty Tomb ~ Lent

  I made this empty tomb model a few years back, and it has been used year after year! We reenact the Carrying of the Cross, The Passion and lay Jesus in the tomb on Good Friday. On Easter Sunday the stone has been rolled away and we can see He is Risen! Its lots […]

Printable Prayer Book - For Mums

Printable Prayer Book – For Mums

If you know me you have heard me mention how much I enjoy Lent, not because I particularly enjoy sacrifice! (No that bit is hard) but I do enjoy how it just seems to come about at just the right time. We have been on a high feasting and celebrating over Christmas and New year, […]

Printable Lenten Prayer Book - For Kids

Printable Lenten Prayer Book – For Kids

  In our family this year we decided as part of our Lenten promises we would adopt a better prayer life. This would include set prayers, said every day at about the same time each day. So to help make these new habits as easy to adopt as possible. We made little mini prayer books […]

Simple Garden Prayer Space

Simple Garden Prayer Space

  Such a peaceful serenity can be experienced being outdoors. You can see it in your children and in yourself. The fresh breeze, the tranquility and beauty of nature, it can lead us into inspiration, awe and wonder at God’s creation. What a perfect setting to pray? You will be free from the distractions of […]

Backyard Stations of the Cross

Backyard Stations of the Cross

    We are once again in the midst of Lent, and you may be feeling, like me, a strong desire to attend stations of the cross. Although, some times the demands of family life or husbands work schedules can make this near impossible. Being a mother is important and so is being available to […]

Holy Week: Build A Church

Holy Week: Build A Church

  St Fara convinced her Dad to build a convent. At the heart of every convent is the Church of Christ. You can build a church! You will need: Church template below this post Paper and/or cardboard Colouring in materials Glue or sticky tape Scissors What to do: Print out template. Colour. Cut. Turnover and […]

Holy Week: Charity Itself

Holy Week: Charity Itself

  It can be hard to see Christ in everyone we come into contact with, especially those close to us who know how to push our buttons. Lent is a good time to take stock of our relationships and see where we are failing to love those around us. Perhaps we do not respect our […]

Holy Week: Fasting For God

Holy Week: Fasting For God

  Good Friday is a day where, like Ash Wednesday, we fast between meals and abstain from eating meat. This week is also an opportunity to fast from any activities that take our attention and focus away from Christ and the living out of our vocation. Over the course of Lent we have fasted from many activities […]

Holy Week: DIY Resurrection Set

Holy Week: DIY Resurrection Set

  A few years ago we started a tradition on Good Friday that reached its climax on Easter Sunday morning that is a simple and beautiful way to celebrate the death and resurrection of Our Lord. It’s a simple activity we now recreate with a wooden Easter set but you can make your own with […]

Holy Week: Passion And Prayers

Holy Week: Passion And Prayers

   Light the red candle this week. Offer this prayer for Holy Week: Mother or child: (From the words of Pope Pius XII On the Sacred Liturgy,) Dearly beloved, in Holy Week, when the most bitter sufferings of Jesus Christ are put before us by the liturgy, the Church invites us to come to Calvary […]