Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Apostles, were martyred in Rome in 64 CE. The Episcopal Church celebrates their sacrifice with a feast day on June 29
How Food Brought My Family Back Together
When I was young, my family used to gather around the dinner table every evening to enjoy a meal together. It was our special time to thank God for family, faith, and food, even if that meant praising the Lord for takeout.
Celebrating Saint Lucy of Syracuse
The name Lucy means light. She is a light, but more importantly she points us to the light of Christ. In the literal darkness we face every year at this time and in the greater darkness we face in our lives and in the world, Lucy reminds us that the light of Christ shines in the midst of it all, and the darkness does not overcome it.
Making Pretzels: A Traditional Activity for Lent
Pretzels provide a welcome activity during Lent, while teaching a bit of Christian history, baking, and scripture!
Faith at Home: Planning Ahead for October
Observing feasts and seasons reminds us about what truly matters as we practice faith at home.
Edible Fudge Rocks for the Confession of St. Peter
The feast of St. Peter’s confession is a great time to mix up some tasty rocks with the kids.
St. James of Jerusalem Inspires Sibling Fun and Lentil Soup
My kids had fun being in charge of the evening’s meal, and I had a good time watching them work together and talk about what makes a good sibling.
Say goodbye to the baby blanket with St. Luke (plus orange ricotta cookies)
It’s hard for children to let go of baby blankets. It’s even harder for us adults to let go of security addictions or habits and leap fully into the hands of God.
Preparing to Celebrate St. Matthew
Matthew looked up, listened to Jesus, and followed Him with absolutely no regard to what he was leaving behind.
Preparing to Celebrate St. Bartholomew
St. Bartholomew reminds us that when we support our children’s participation in church youth programs, they will be transformed by their connection to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.