I am humbled to be adopted into the family of God, and equally humbled to be a part of this historical family of faith and tradition.
Each family has traditions, and none are without significance or meaning. Just as the Almighty on several occasions told various Israelites to ‘stack a pile of rocks at this location to remind your children of the wonderful things God has done for you’ (my paraphrase) – in other words, He instructed them to start a tradition – each beautiful thing, every ceremony, celebration, and word has significance, and meaning that is designed to remind us of His goodness and attributes. Incense? Prayers of the Saints! Red color? The precious Blood.
Read on to learn about one of the special traditions!
Pope blesses special lambs on Feast of St. Agnes
By Alan Holdren, Rome Correspondent
Rome, Italy, Jan 21, 2011 / 05:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).
- After an unusual journey, a pair of lambs destined for great things were blessed by Pope Benedict XVI in a traditional ceremony at the Vatican on Jan. 21.
The soft, pure wool from the little lambs will be used to make Read the rest of this entry »