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Saint Francis DeSales

Snapshot Summary: December 19-25 2014

December 19-25
Jesse Tree: Jonah and the Whale
Read Jonah 1-2

Christmas at Brenda's, day one
We saw beautiful lights, decorated gingerbread houses, went out to dinner to celebrate our anniversary, shopped for Secret Santa presents and had hot cocoa and cookies.
Jesse Tree: John the Baptist
Read Matthew 3:1-6

Christmas at Brenda's, day two
We watched A Christmas Carol, read The Gift of the Magi and had Christmas with Brenda.
Jesse Tree: The Annunciation
Read Luke 1: 26-38

Wrapped Presents
Jesse Tree: Joseph's Dream
Read Matthew 1: 18-25

Caroling in Betterton
Katie and James went with other carolers throughout the neighborhood and then went to the fire station for pizza, hot cocoa, cookies and candy canes.
Jesse Tree: Bethlehem
Read Luke 2: 1-5

Christmas Eve
We went to mass and then opened the Christmas Eve presents..."pajamas" (they prefer to sleep in sweat clothes, so I got green and red sweatpants and t-shirts) and the new ornaments for this year from the Grandparents. This year the kids got these adorable animals made out of natural materials.
Jesse Tree: Mary and Child
Read Luke 2: 6-21

Merry Christmas to all of you!

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  1. Happy 25th wedding anniversary!!! What a blessing and joy! May you continued to be richly blessed in your marriage.

    Merry Christmas wishes to you and your beautiful family.

  2. 25 years - wow! And congratulations to you both! Thank you for sharing your beautiful Christmas memories. I love all your photos, especially the colourful cookies and all the loving smiles.

  3. Merry Christmas! Love all the pictures of your celebration.
    blessings, Dawn

  4. Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary! That's a big deal.
    I loved all of the photos and those new ornaments are so cute.


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