Our Church calendar is rich with feasts and fasts, ebbs and flows, that give rhythm and reason to our years and seasons. Incorporating the traditions associated with the some of the feasts and fasts of the liturgical year helps with catechesis and with awareness of the history and beauty of our faith. Because Advent is … Continue reading Pre-Advent: Feast!
This week is a great time to look at your Advent traditions. Here are some questions to consider as you look at your Advent plans: What Advent traditions does your family have? Do you want to keep these traditions? Why or why not? Do any of your traditions need to be “reclaimed” and celebrated in … Continue reading Pre-Advent: Traditions and Lists
Members of St. Anthony parish have been invited to an Advent Ecumenical Study. The First United Methodist Church will host us, as well as members from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, on Tuesday, November 9th at 6 p.m. in the West Fellowship Hall. Let's join them for a bowl of warm soup and fellowship. Participants will … Continue reading Advent Ecumenical Study
Holidays and holy days seem to creep up on us as we journey through the year, no matter how carefully we try to plan ahead. The Advent season is certainly no exception. Especially with the possibility of shipping issues and supply shortages, right now is the best time to start preparing for an Advent where … Continue reading Pre-Advent: Check on your wreath and candles