On December 13 NS/26 OS, we remember St. Lucy of Syracuse, a martyr who died in the fourth century. Her work serving persecuted Christians in hiding is remembered through her crown of candles, which Scandinavians love because she is a beacon of light during the darkest part of winter. Read on for our collection of traditions for celebrating St. Lucia in your little church!
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Without a doubt, one of the most beloved saints of the Church is St. Nicholas of Myra. In recent years,...

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Fasting, or the practice of restricting what types and how much food you eat, is an ancient practice of the Church.We know how difficult it can be to accommodate a variety of tastes, special diets, and picky children, so we have compiled a list of our favorite go-to resources for fasting recipes and ideas to help you in your Lenten meal planning. We hope you find these to be beneficial!
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The Presentation of the Theotokos is the first feast we celebrate during the season of the Nativity Lent, on November 21 NS/December 4 OS. Read on for ways to prepare for and observe this feast in your little church!
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The Nativity—or St. Philip's—Fast begins on November 15 NS/28 OS every year. There are so many beautiful traditions in the Church and activities we can add to make the time edifying for our families; read on for ideas to add richness to your Nativity season!
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