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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Archive for the ‘Church Year’ Category

St. Michael and All Angels

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

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We mark Michael and All Angels day with a discussion on angels and some animated angels. I didn’t prepare a big meal for this festival since it’s just been so busy lately. But I did get around to making Pumpkin Chocolate Chip muffins which was fitting since serving Autumn veggies on this day is traditional.

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Holy Cross Day

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

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On September 14th the Church celebrates Holy Cross day. My tradition is to make up some Cross shaped monkey bread. Each year more babies get old enough to help with the process…and the eating.


St. Matthew

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

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On September 21st we remember the Apostle Matthew. For this day I pulled out the leftover chocolate coins from St. Nicholas day…don’t tell anyone they were that old. Also, I mixed up some sugar cookies, crosses and coin bags for the despised tax collector who became a disciple of our Lord.

Observing Pentecost

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

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The more babies I’ve had and the busier our days get these observances become increasingly simple but I continue to mark them in some way, I think that’s important for our family. Observing particular holy days on our church calendar does not need to be difficult or involved. For Pentecost, May 20th this year, the babies wore their best reds (the color of this holy day) and we had a fun dessert after lunch or supper. I actually think we missed the special dessert on Sunday and observed more of Pentecost on the following Monday which is called “Whit Monday,” or “Pentecost Monday.” Two days for Pentecost because some of us need a little more time.