Abbreviated Church of the Home
For the next two weekends, the Church of the Home will be an abbreviated version, with only the Bulletins, Scripture/Virtually Sunday Reflections, and Family Activities.
That does not mean that your Church of the Home shouldn't be as vibrant. Continue growing in faith every day within your homes and families. Find those holy moments that exemplify the presence of Christ and the love of God. Look for opportunities to pause from the business and deepen your relationship with each other and with God.
In two weeks, we will celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. How can you prepare your Church of the Home for this celebration?
A dinnertime idea: Historically, Ascension Day has been a feast day in the church. Consider making something special for dinner to surprise your family. Or create an easy pavlova, meringues, or another cloud-like dessert to celebrate the Ascension—and how Jesus will return.
An outside idea. If it’s not raining go outside, throw a quilt or blanket on the ground, and tell everyone to lay on their backs to look up at the sky and clouds together. Read Acts 1:11, then together imagine Jesus returning on one of the fluffiest clouds you can see.