Celebrating Candlemas and St. Blaise in the Home

Celebrating Candlemas and St. Blaise in the Home

Coming up next weekend, we have two feast days that I love for the sheer weird-old-Catholic-ness of them: Candlemas and St. Blaise. Candlemas, which occurs 40 days after Christmas on February 2nd, celebrates the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple. This was the day...
Epiphany House Blessing

Epiphany House Blessing

Happy New Year’s Eve! New Year’s Day, aka the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is coming up tomorrow, and is a holyday of obligation in many countries, including the US and Canada, so get thee to Mass! The next major feast day after that is Epiphany, one...