Monthly Archives: October 2011

St. Crispin’s Day Apple Crisp (10/25)

The “What Can We Leave Out…” Food Editor Cindy was hard at work on Tuesday on St. Crispin’s Day. (Note: I am PRETTY sure the “What Can We Leave Out…” question is NOT applicable to the food/cooking entries!) (On second … Continue reading

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Advent Workshop 2011 – The Advent Wreath (Part 1)

On November 30, 2011, we’ll have a simple meal in our parish hall for anyone who signs up (usually about 45-60 people). As the adults clear the family-style meal, the children will gather at prepared tables for the Advent Workshop … Continue reading

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Pentecost – it’s all about the FOOD!

One of my volunteer duties is to send out a weekly e-newsletter to all parishioners. It usually has the general sorts of announcements that all newsletters have, in reasonably short blurbs. I also like to put in one blurb of … Continue reading

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Response Time – Setting up the Altar

While reading a Catholic homeschooler’s blog, I was fascinated by her miniature mass kit. I saved up my pennies to buy it, wrote a script to introduce it, and I was met with complete indifference on Sunday morning in our … Continue reading

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Back to School Prayer Vigil

We have tried many things as a way of honoring Back to School. We don’t do a “Blessing of the Backpacks” as many Episcopal churches do (a former assistant rector was adamant that we bless people, not things). I had … Continue reading

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