Baking Éclairs on the Feast of St. Thérèse

by | Oct 9, 2020 | Feast Day Plans, Kids in the Kitchen, St. Therese | 8 comments

Last Saturday, for the traditional feast of dear St. Thérèse, I had promised my sweet “Rose” that we would learn how to bake Homemade Éclairs. We started the day with attending First Saturday Holy Mass (she was able to participate in the procession and give a flower to Our Blessed Mother), then she and I went out for coffee (for me) and French Vanilla Hot Cocoa (for her), before heading to the grocery store to pick up a couple things. The older girls were at their Maidens of St. Joan meeting but as soon as they got home they wanted to help with filling the éclairs. So fun! 

Wearing her Rose apron and favorite St. Therese Necklace
A First Holy Communion gift from Grandpa & Grandma

They turned out so yummy! So much better than the store bought ones we’ve purchased over the years. We all could see why these are said to be a favorite treat of St. Thérèse!  I had to head back to the church for a meeting so she sent along a few éclairs, one for each of the priests to enjoy too! 

St. Thérèse of Lisieux, ora pro nobis!

8 Comments

  1. Christine M.

    Fun!! God bless!

    2020-10-10 05:06:18

    Reply
  2. Marilyn

    Rose really had a special name day. God Bless her Marilyn

    2020-10-10 18:09:48

    Reply
  3. Joan

    The eclairs look delicious. Good job Rose. Happy Saint Day Joan

    2020-10-10 18:10:54

    Reply
  4. Marion

    Wonderful job you did Rose. They look like professional ones. You are a blessing to your name and Saint Day. Blessings Rose Marion

    2020-10-10 18:12:40

    Reply
  5. Jaime

    Jessica, Could you give me any information on Maidens of St. Joan? Is it specific to your parish or is it an organization that has groups throughout the country? Thank you!

    2020-10-14 02:49:25

    Reply
  6. Jessica Gordon

    The Maidens of St. Joan group is specific to our parish and was started by our pastor (my husband's younger brother, Father D. Gordon) for the teen girls. They have monthly meetings that usually consist of a talk given by Father, maybe dinner or snacks, and also doing something for the parish (helping the priests wrap gifts before Christmas, ironing the altar boys cassocks/surplices, etc). They also help with other events as needed (making candlemas crepes and helping serve meals, helping with the pre-Christmas church cleaning, hosting a bake sale to help various fundraisers, etc). My girls love it!

    2020-10-23 21:39:06

    Reply
  7. Jaime

    Thank you! It sounds wonderful!

    2020-10-28 02:20:18

    Reply
  8. Debbie

    Oh how delicious!!! Your Rose and her sisters are very talented bakers! Rose's Eclairs look so yummy!!!! I like her apron and it looks pink is still her favorite color! A very special Name Day indeed for your Sweetheart!

    2020-11-16 22:13:01

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.

Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.


Our Family

Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-21, Twinkle Toes-20, Chiquita-18, Snuggles-16, Rose-13, Bud-11, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

A Little About Me

Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

My Other Blog: Catholic Cuisine

Please Visit My Sponsors…

This Week's Popular Posts

Shower of Roses Affiliate Links

All About Spelling
All About Reading
Illuminated_Ink_Advent_Candle_Kit_package_image_Holy_Heroes.jpg
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Our Advent & Christmas Books

Shower of Roses Christmas Gift Guides

Looking for Something?

Looking Back

  • 2023 (25)
  • 2022 (48)
  • 2021 (48)
  • 2020 (57)
  • 2019 (61)
  • 2018 (90)
  • 2017 (128)
  • 2016 (148)
  • 2015 (172)
  • 2014 (227)
  • 2013 (238)
  • 2012 (308)
  • 2011 (297)
  • 2010 (313)
  • 2009 (486)
  • 2008 (564)
  • 2007 (148)