What are the 12 Days of Christmas?

  By Blogger Tracy Bua Smith     Although the calendar says December 26 and the Christmas carols are no longer playing on the radio and in stores, it is still Christmas! Christmas begins on Christmas Day and continues for 12 more days until the Feast of the Epiphany on Jan. 6, when the Magi […]

Celebrating Our Lady of Guadalupe

  By Blogger Tracy Bua Smith Celebrating Our Lady of Guadalupe Every December 12 there is a special feast day celebrating Our Lady of Guadalupe.   If you are not familiar with this image and the story surrounding its origin, I encourage you to read here, where it explains how the Mother of God first […]

Celebrating St. Nicholas’ Feast Day!

By Blogger Tracy Bua Smith Celebrating St. Nicholas' Feast Day!   One of the joys of being a Catholic is the gift to celebrate so many wonderful feast days, especially during the month of December.   Not only does our family get to anticipate the celebration of Jesus' birth at the end of this month, […]

Novena, Christmas Creche, Homemade Nativities

By Blogger Tracy Bua Smith Starting November 29th, I am joining over 6,000 Catholics to pray the Immaculate Conception Novena! Before I encourage others to pray the Immaculate Conception Novena beginning today, Nov. 29, HERE is information that answers “What are Novenas?” I'm looking forward to the answered prayers from this amazing saint! With so […]