Carnevale Introduction

Epiphany to Mardi Gras  For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 Happy Carnevale!  Epiphany started the season of Carnevale (see Epiphany posts).  Carnevale is not a spiritual season, a season out of time and space, but […]

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Epiphany Recipes

King Cake 2 1/2 cups flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoon salt Mix. Preheat oven to 350.   1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter 1 1/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons Grand Mariner 1 cup milk 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest Mix with previous.  Pour into buttered and floured pans. […]

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Epiphany Activities

Bless Your House It has long been a tradition to do a house blessing on Epiphany because on entering the house the Kings were blessed by finding Jesus.  Feel free to make up your own house blessing, with holy water, salt, sage, whatever you feel right with. The important thing is the prayer.  When saying […]

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Epiphany Introduction

January 6  They, having heard the king, went their way; and behold, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, until it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. They came into the house and saw the young child […]

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