Holy Saturday is a traditional day to receive converts to the Church. Last year on this day we received a mother and daughter (who have thrown themselves in wholeheartedly!!), and this morning we received a family of eight, parents and six of their children (there are more children but they have married and live elsewhere). … Continue reading Family Chrismation
We've never received eight people at once. Heck, we've never done that many in a year. (Note: this family will be chrismated, not baptized.) As I mentioned previously I am in charge of the candles. I had to make them slightly simpler than usual because of the sheer number. I usually make the candles for … Continue reading Baptismal Candles
Many years to the newly-illumined son of God, Andrew, and his sponsor, the Reader Mark! Behind the scenes prep:
Soft, pretty, hand-crocheted. Now in the shop!
It was a joy to attend the baptism of our two newest members yesterday. Because I had taken the little ones home after Liturgy (Duchess and Pickles had been left at church) I had the rare opportunity of attending a service unencumbered. Many years to the newly-illumined handmaids of God, Photini and Mary, and their … Continue reading Holy Saturday: Baptism
On Saturday the child of God, George, was baptized at our parish, St. Cyril of Jerusalem. Father is the godfather and Fr. Joseph Huneycutt was the presiding priest. My photography skills are lacking and the lighting in the church makes taking photos in focus a particular challenge, but the baptism itself was beautiful. Many thanks … Continue reading The baptism of George Jacob
Just posted this blanket in the shop!
Life has been busy as usual so I'm behind on blog posts. We'll be gone most of this week but when we get back I'll try to catch up!
Today was a beautiful day! Since it's late and we're all exhausted (I'm heading to bed momentarily), I'll just post one photo tonight and do a better post tomorrow. Many years to my sweet, tiny girl!