Holy Days

The seasons of the Church’s year are as beautiful and colourful as the changing seasons of the created world! Through the turning of the year, we celebrate the mystery of our Salvation, as we are drawn deeper into the saving work of Christ – from his birth in Bethlehem to his death on the cross and his glorious Resurrection and Ascension into heaven.

These simple resources provide means through which you can celebrate and reflect on these feasts and fasts at home and in your daily life.

With a short explanation of each feast or season, followed by an idea for prayer, we hope these seasonal snippets will help to enrich your life of prayer.

Advent

As the world wakes up to Christmas early, the beautiful Advent season of watching and waiting can often be overlooked. These prayers for an Advent wreath at home are a beautiful way to create space for this beautiful season at home.

Christmas and Epiphany

With prayers at the Christmas Crib and the blessing of Homes at Epiphany, these prayers for use at home can create a holy dwelling place for the Lord whose came to live among us as Emmanuel, God with us.

Lent

(COMING SOON) Amongst many prayerful and devotional activities, the Stations of the Cross are a beautiful way to grow closer to the passion of Christ, whether alone or with others.

Holy Week and Easter

What Sunday is to our week, Easter is for the whole of our year. It is the most important feast of the Christian year as we rejoice in the Resurrection of the Lord.

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Pentecost

(COMING SOON) ‘Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful people and kindle in them the fire of your love.’ Pentecost is the climax of Easter, the fulfilment of Christ’s promise, as we celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon his church.

Solemnities of the Lord

(COMING SOON) The Christian year is enriched by such solemn feasts as the Annunciation of the Lord, the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Corpus Christi, the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Christ the King, and others!

Saints Days

(COMING SOON) In every generation, people respond to God in such a way that their life shines with his grace which has triumphed in their lives. Now sharing in the glory of heaven we rejoice in their example, their fellowship and their prayers.

Personal Holy Days

Whether its your birthday or wedding anniversary, the anniversary of your baptism, or a day to remember a departed loved one’s Years mind, these simple prayers are offered to enrich your ‘personal’ holy days

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Harvest and Creation

(COMING SOON) Set up as stewards of God’s creation, we have a responsibility to care for the world, and to give thanks for all the blessings we receive.

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