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Designing a Paschal Candle- by Guest Blogger Ingrid Lee

Easter for me is a time of reflection, it's a really special time and place where I can go within myself and make that connection to God within and truly explore the spirit of Lent and Easter. I usually do the flower arranging in our Church at St Jude's Parish for Holy Thursday, using the white roses and other Australian Native flowers around the parish, which I really enjoy. But last year I was … [Read more...]

DIY Paschal Candle for Home

I've never had a Paschal Candle for my home, but I plan on crafting some with my daughter and little brother this year! Read more about Paschal Candles in the home over on Catholic Culture. Our Domestic Church shares an excellent post on Making a Paschal Candle for the Home. Homeschool Goodies has a super easy Paschal Candle idea and shares the link to the printable so you can do it … [Read more...]

Craft an Easter Candle with Kids

Check out all of my faith-based Easter crafts and recipies for kids here! Making an Easter candle (also known as a Paschal Candle) to use at home can be a great religious Easter tradition for your family! The ones we made were made were super easy to do, and I used candles from the Dollar Tree, so this project seriously only cost us $1. These are so much easier to make than it first … [Read more...]

Candle Crafts and Food Ideas

Candles are very important for many reasons in the Catholic church. We have Baptism candles, Paschal candles, Easter candles, and Advent candles. We celebrate Candlemas (coming up February 2) and the feast of St. Blaise is coming up on February 3. On St. Blaise's feast day, we have our throats blessed with candlesticks. To read more about St. Blaise, click here. To see my other posts involving … [Read more...]

Ideas For Celebrating A Quarantined Easter Sunday

Well Easter Sunday is almost upon us, and with the world under a pandemic and many social distancing, a lot of us are going to be celebrating at home this year. And that's ok! I just wanted to send out this special edition post to offer some last minute ideas for making your Easter celebrations at home meaningful and easy for you. You can find all of my Christ centered ideas for celebrating Easter … [Read more...]

Religious Easter Crafts And Activities For Kids

Easter is the most important feast day for Christians, and the cornerstone of our faith. But did you know that Easter is not just a day, but an entire season of the church year? It't true! Easter lasts for 50 days- all the way through Pentecost, with 8 full Sundays of Easter! We love to keep our celebration going through this season since we reserve our time before Easter observing Lent. So this … [Read more...]

Celebrating Easter with Hand painted Eggs and a Tree, by guest blogger Ingrid Lee.

I'm really happy to be writing and sharing my Easter themed artwork with you all again!  I had a lot of fun writing my last post here at Catholic Icing, about painting a Paschal candle and this time I've been invited to share my Easter Egg Tree. I didn't grow up celebrating Easter with an Easter egg tree, but because our family cultures are so diverse, I wanted to start creating traditions … [Read more...]