Posts tagged Praying with our Children

Blessing of the House at Epiphany

The Epiphany mass is when chalk is blessed so that we can mark our houses with a blessing for the coming year. Suitable prayers are available from a variety of sources. These are from The Twelve Days of Christmas by Elsa Chaney. Peace be to this house, and to all who dwell herein. From the […]

Blessing of the House at Epiphany

Chalk was blessed at the Epiphany mass so that we could mark our houses with a blessing for the coming year. Suitable prayers are available from a variety of sources. These are from The Twelve Days of Christmas by Elsa Chaney. Peace be to this house, and to all who dwell herein. From the east […]

Advent Family 4: Watching Mary again!

On Friday 20th some of our families gathered again at St Agnes for our final Advent group. Again, we took the same theme as the adults and considered Mary. We began by lighting the 4 Advent candles on our wreath and thought about the previous weeks: We have arrived at the last week of Advent […]

Advent Families 2: Show me the King.

As with our Adults’ group, our families concentrated on Christ, the King of God’s Kingdom in their second session. We thought for a little about what Jesus is like or what we knew about him as a person. Then we asked the children to write their ideas on post it notes and place on the […]

Advent Family Group: Imagining the Kingdom of God.

Last Friday some of our regular families gathered at St Agnes for the first of our children friendly Advent group. Like the Adults the children will be focusing on the Kingdom of God for the four weeks up to Christmas. We began thinking about the change of season. In the natural we see the signs […]

Lambs, woodcarvers, kings and ringbearers: Exploring Advent as a family.

As Advent is coming up again, it is time for the Chatfield family to dig out the copy of Jostein Gaarder’s “The Christmas Mystery.” With 24 chapters, it is written to be read from 1st December until Christmas Eve. There are two stories, which weave together over the course of the book, one about a […]