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Epiphany: A Celebration with Varied Traditions

Epiphany: A Celebration with Varied Traditions   If your family is like most families in America, the chances are that gifts are exchanged on either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.… Read more Epiphany: A Celebration with Varied Traditions

Saturno – Another Priest Christmas Gift Idea — Father Jerabek’s Blog

With the onset of winter, cold weather, and plummeting temperatures,  I thought many of you might enjoy this post from another blog that I follow. The post is about hats for clergy. This type of hat is not often seen in Northern Minnesota, but it is certainly interesting and handsome. Stay warm and enjoy! Soli Deo Gloria ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   I’ve never really been much of a hat-wearer, but I do enjoy the wonderful variety of hats in the Church. Recently, it seems, a particular style of hat has been in… Read more Saturno – Another Priest Christmas Gift Idea — Father Jerabek’s Blog

Design Options for Christmas Set

Tonight there was a little extra time to pull out the box of vintage Ecclesiastical Embroidery patterns. Now, these are not just any old embroidery patterns, or at least not to me. These patterns are special. First of all, they are old, or at least some of them are old. Some of these designs for liturgical embroidery date to the 1870’s.  That makes them at least 130 years old. How is that for special? Then, some of them are signed by a well know architect from the area of the… Read more Design Options for Christmas Set

Shimmering Fabrics and How to Use Them

There is nothing that grabs our attention more that something shiny. That glint and glimmer is sure to catch our glance, make us stop, and take a look. Sometimes shiny objects can be a distraction, sometimes they can make us pause and wonder what is going on.  Shining objects are always guaranteed to capture our attention. Today I spent some time looking at shiny objects. To be more specific, shiny, glimmering liturgical fabrics for use in making church vestments. I have a special event coming up over the Holidays, and… Read more Shimmering Fabrics and How to Use Them

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