Posts Tagged ‘domestic church’
The Advent season this year begins Sunday, December 1st. How does your family celebrate Advent? Here is a list of time-honored traditions to prepare your hearts and home for the coming of the Christ Child.
Breaking Open the Theme The early Church understood the Christian family as an ecclesia domestica, or domestic Church. This idea recognizes that the smallest expression of the Church is not the parish, but the Christian family. The family, our first community, is the basic way God gathers us and forms us. Christian families not only […]