Category: holidays

Carnevale Activities

Make a Mask Making a mask is helpful, psychologically as well as a spiritually.  Making a mask from paper or decorating one from the store allows you to explore who you are and who is the façade that you show to the world.  While…

Carnevale Introduction

Epiphany to Mardi Gras  For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 Happy Carnevale!  Epiphany started the season of Carnevale (see Epiphany posts).  Carnevale is not…

Epiphany Recipes

King Cake 2 1/2 cups flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoon salt Mix. Preheat oven to 350.   1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter 1 1/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons Grand Mariner 1 cup milk 1 1/2 tablespoons…

Epiphany Activities

Bless Your House It has long been a tradition to do a house blessing on Epiphany because on entering the house the Kings were blessed by finding Jesus.  Feel free to make up your own house blessing, with holy water, salt, sage, whatever you…

Epiphany Introduction

January 6  They, having heard the king, went their way; and behold, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, until it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great…