Celebrating a Name day is a tradition very well known in most of the European countries. This Name Day Calendar has been created as an effort to bring this celebration to our American friends.
A reproducible family Protestant Advent ceremony which is short and child-friendly to be used in the home. Adapted for kindergarten through primary grade kids. Provides list of supplies, script, and suggested songs. Family Advent ceremonies are used for the 4 Sundays before December 25th. Held in...
This article is about how the Filipinos celebrate All Saints Day and All Souls Day. A unique celebration for the remembrance of the dead love ones.
Religious Christmas, secular Christmas, both, or none? Every year someone asks, "What is the true meaning of Christmas?" One part of that for me is how I can honor departed friends, while I do more to appreciate those still on Earth. Merry Christmas!
Before Ash Wednesday each year, Catholics around the world pick a sacrifice for lent. There are many types of sacrifices, so here are some ideas for both adults and children.
The Fourth Commandment tells us to take a day of rest, but we rarely seem to find time to do this. Rest is as important for our spiritual and physical well-being as rests are in music as they contribute to the harmony.
Too often, in my six years of retail, I've seen cases of lost children. Moms and dads, shopping with their little ones, have lost sight of them. I've seen the despair in parents eyes and I, myself, worried about the child's well being. So far,...
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, and next year (2014) it falls on 14th March. Although originally a Christian date, it is now more widely known throughout the UK as Pancake Day due to the tradition of eating...
Start new holiday traditions with your family this year. Begin some new special, unique event to make each holiday more special than ever.
While Black Friday may be the start of secular Christmas preparations, Advent, which usually occurs within a few days of Black Friday, is the start of the spiritual part of the Christmas season. Learn how to slow down and enjoy the Christmas season through the observance of Advent.