I don't know about you, but our family was finding itself so distracted by changes in our lives (new baby, new school situation, dissertation writing, etc) that we were finding ourselves completely out of sync and unaware of the church year. Not a very good thing.
So this weekend, I attacked a church year timeline for our home and here are the results:
I decided to place it in the hallway right upon entering our front door. This is the hallway that one must use to go basically anywhere in our house, and so I thought it was an ideal spot. Included in the timeline are the 12 major feasts, name days and St. Nicholas.
A close up:
On each square is the name of the feast day, date, icon image, readings for the day and an activity to do together as a family:
**Here's a link to my document I created for this project. Feel free to use it for your home or just for inspiration!