Irish Christmas Traditions: How to Have an Irish Christmas
IRISH Christmas - The Candle in the Window The placing of a lighted candle in the window of a house on Christmas eve is still practised today. It has a number of purposes but primarily it was a symbol of welcome to Mary and Joseph as they travelled looking for shelter. The candle also indicated a safe place for priests to perform mass as, during Penal Times this was not allowed.
I love to teach our little ones the real reason we celebrate Christmas. We don’t do Santa (nothing against him, we just don’t focus on that part of Christmas). Instead, we talk about Jesus all season. Last year we started a new family tradition of working on decorating a Jesse Tree. My husband and I …
Catholic Mass Booklet -the Order of the Mass - for children
Nice booklet to help students learn about the two main parts of the Mass - Liturgy of the Word and Liturgy of the Eucharist. Includes the "Items Used at Liturgy" booklet - http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Catholic-Mass-Booklet-items-used-at-Liturgy-1358731and the "Listen to God's Word at Mass" sheet - http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Catholic-I-listen-to-Gods-Word-at-Mass-1305571and more.Original artwork by Ingrid's Art.