Buona Festa del Papà!

San Giuseppe (St. Joseph’s) Day The Sicilian-Italian tradition to honor St. Joseph on March 19 has become a day of celebrating all fathers. On this day, in Italy, people wish Tanti auguri to their own father and grandpa, and in general Tanti auguri a tutti i papà, all the best to all fathers! Saint Joseph is considered the ideal symbol ofContinue reading “Buona Festa del Papà!”

Feast of the Epiphany

Epiphany is traditionally observed on January 6th. It is often called Three Kings Day. (Read more here. And the 9 Things you need to know about Epiphany.) It marks the visitation of the Magi bearing gifts to Jesus. If this celebration has not found its way into your holiday festivities perhaps you will consider trying one orContinue reading “Feast of the Epiphany”

Our Favorite Christmas Album

This album has become my all time favorite for Christmas and if I had to choose one to listen to until the end of time, this one would be it. I was gifted this Christmas Album years ago by my dear friend. We share a deep love of music and this was such a beautifulContinue reading “Our Favorite Christmas Album”

St. Martin de Porres

“Always consider others as more holy and more worthy than you, at the same time strive to be as holy as you can be.” -St. Martin de Porres St. Martin de Porres is the patron saint of social justice and race relations. His example shows us that the true solution to social injustice is foundContinue reading “St. Martin de Porres”

Through the Eye of a Needle Lesson

The Rich Man: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” -Mark 10:17-30 When we read this passage to our childrenContinue reading “Through the Eye of a Needle Lesson”