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Busy Weekend, Busy Week Journal PRAYING FOR GRACE - May 27, 2014 ... to start wearing compression hose again. That thought makes me want to cry. I am reading... ... Something Other than God and I am listening to The Brave on audiobook. I have only read one of Nicholas Evans' books -- The Horse Whisperer , so I'm not sure what to expect. I am creating... ...a Confirmation rosary, a baby quilt, and some blouses for Faith. I made Doug's niece a dress and matching purse last week, for her birthday, as well as a new nightgown for ...http://prayingforgrace.blogspot.com/2014/05/busy-weekend-busy-week-journal.html
7QT: Too Long With Too Many Photos MARTIN FAMILY MOMENTS - May 23, 2014 ... the day preceding the Baptism; "If Declan becomes a Child of God tomorrow, then what does that make him today?" Phil's Dad, a Deacon, came up from Maryland to baptize his newest grandson. It was awesome. Deacon Gramps Andrew kept slowly dropping the book lower and lower as poor Gramps was trying to read. It's hard to be short, have tired arms, and be easily distracted by all your cousins and friends in the pews, dontchaknow? Grandpa (my Dad) and Gramps Gammy (my mom) ...http://martinfamilymoments.blogspot.com/2014/05/7qt-too-long-with-too-many-photos.html
You Should Wear a Miraculous Medal! DA MIHI ANIMAS - May 17, 2014 I have worn a Miraculous Medal since my Aunt Mary gave me one on the occasion of my Confirmation! I have a couple of other posts about this beautiful tradition here and here . The following comes from the Canterbury Tales site: When I was still Protestant, I remember reading St Ephrem the Syrian. I was amazed by how often he spoke of the Mother of Christ and how much he praised her in his poetic hymnody. Ephrem was a Syrian Christian living from AD 306 – 373. He is ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2014/05/you-should-wear-miraculous-medal.html
ASK FATHER: "Baptismal Stoles" or "Confirmation Stoles" FR. Z'S BLOG - May 13, 2014 ... if I am right. I also do not believe that "Baptismal Stoles" or "Confirmation Stoles" should be conferred on those receiving these Scaraments. This happens in my parish at the Easter Vigil when several adults are Baptized and/or Confirmed. The following is from the Catholic Encyclopedia: The stole is worn only by deacons, priests, and bishops. For deacons and priests it is the specific mark of office, being the badge of the diaconal and priestly orders. The wrongful use of the ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wdtprs/DhFa/~3/Ebo7_ZKqg2I/
Book Sale! PRAYING FOR GRACE - May 5, 2014 ... sift through the books and purge what we won't need any more. With only one little sixth grader left at home, that's just about every thing from grades K-5 that didn't get written in. I am making an exception for the Faith and Freedom readers which I hope to one day read with my grandchildren. Here are Jessica's rules: .: Please be Thoughtful when Selling and Purchasing :. Out of consideration for everyone participating in the Curriculum Sale Blog Hop, please only request ...http://prayingforgrace.blogspot.com/2014/05/book-sale.html
Maundy Thursday - Diocese of Scranton THE ROCKIN TRADDY ~ LIFE IN THE DIOCESE OF SCRANTON - April 17, 2014 ... Confirmation, Holy Orders, Unction, and the consecration of Altars and churches. At the evening Mass, after the bells ring during the Gloria, they are rung no more until the Easter Vigil (a wooden clapper called a "crotalus" is used insead). Parents explain this to their children by saying that the all the bells fly to Rome after the Gloria of the Mass on Maundy Thursday to visit the Popes. Children are told that the bells sleep on the roof of St. Peter's Basilica, and, ...http://rockintraddy.blogspot.com/2014/04/maundy-thursday-diocese-of-scranton.html