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November Feast Table – Rebuilding Culture | Wildflowers and Marbles
Feasts Reach Them All " ...people are instructed in the truths of the faith and brought to appreciate the inner joys of religion far more effectively by the annual celebration of our sacred mysteries than by any official pronouncement of the teaching of the Church. Such pronouncements usually reach only a few and the more learned among the faithful; feasts reach them all. The Church's teaching affects the mind primarily; her feasts affect both mind and heart and have a salutary effect upon man's whole nature." -- Pope Pius XI I thought I'd share that beautiful quote with you to encourage you if you're just starting out - just beginning to consider setting up your own family Feast Table. Pope Pius XI beautifully illustrates how the rich lessons and examples within the feasts of the Church's liturgical year are able to reach all of us...meeting us right in our homes, tucked in our ordinary days. Making a place for them is our part in rebuilding culture. Our own Feast table began very