Join my family as we prepare to celebrate Holy Thursday!
Holy Thursday is a day of contradictions. On the evening of Holy Thursday, Jesus’ Passion began. But before that, he gathered with his friends to celebrate the Last Supper and at this meal, he instituted the Eucharist and the sacramental priesthood, truly something to celebrate! Maybe even with sculpted marshmallows and cereal?!
Join us as we prepare a special Last Supper-inspired meal of lamb, potato knishes, bitter herb salad, homemade applesauce, flatbread, and dessert and share ideas for family activities that help kids understand the beauty of this complicated day. Also, Bobby makes a huge mess of the dessert and you’re not going to want to miss that.
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P.s. If you’re looking for a Holy Thursday soundtrack, I have you covered with this playlist I created! It’s perfect to listen to while you make your Holy Thursday dinner.
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THIS EPISODE’S RECIPES
Holy Thursday – April 6th
Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic
Liturgical Living Weekly Meal Planner
Catholic All Year Compendium
Catholic All Year Prayer Companion
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We had such fun making these!
Special thanks from me to the awesome CAY at Home team.
- Leo Severino, executive producer, you might know him from Bella (2006) and Sound of Freedom (2022)
- John Haggard, producer and director, also Dean of Students and Faculty at my kids’ school
- Elizabeth Mirzaei, director of photographer/editor, academy award-nominated documentary filmmaker known for Three Songs for Benazir (2021) and also my YouTube videos
- Charley Blum, director of photographer/editor, JP Catholic alum
- Jennifer Rueda, makeup, wardrobe, set design, and fellow homeschool mom
- Keeley Bowler, production manager, also CAY marketing manager and homeschool mom
- Brian Battles, colorist, also visual effects for Star Wars and Star Trek and Transformers movies
They’re all super talented and super Catholic and it’s an honor to collaborate with them on my little show. Have you watched it? I’d love to hear what you think!