Today is the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
The children and I began our day with a few prayers in her honor.
During story time I read The Brown Scapular, by Mary Fabyan Windeatt, to the children while they colored pictures for their Liturgical Notebooks.
For our cake I used a simple
yellow GOLD cake mix (baked in a 9×13 pan and cut in half) and topped with chocolate brown frosting. I used two brown pipe cleaners for the cord, and then decorated it with some white frosting.
My sister Julianna stopped by for a couple minutes before work, and I talked her into drawing an image of Our Lady, since she is such an artist. Didn’t she do a beautiful job?! I did the (attempted) writing on the right. (I am very new to cake decorating, but it sure is fun!!) In case you can’t read it, it says:
shall not suffer eternal fire…”
Tomorrow we will be going to a friend’s home to make new Scapulars, and my children are very excited!
So, are you wearing your scapular? I am wearing mine!