Simple ways to celebrate St. Lucia or St. Lucy Day with kids in the Catholic home during Advent

St. Lucia Day in Our Catholic Home

Simple ways to celebrate St. Lucia or St. Lucy Day with kids in the Catholic home during Advent - great Santa Lucia book suggestions!

13th December is Lucia Day and in sweden we celebrate by baking "Lussekatter" saffron buns

Lussekatter, Swedish bread also called Freya bread after the pagan goddess Freya.

St. Lucia Day paper doll. (Site links to six decades of paper dolls from McCall's magazine. Why don't I remember these?)

Betsy McCall Celebrates Lucia Day appeared in the December 1972 issue of McCall's magazine.I loved Betsy McCall.

Celebrating St. Lucy's feast day at home- there are so many beautiful traditions for Santa Lucia day including wearing a crown, making saffron buns, singing songs, and more! This post has printable crafts and everything. :-)

Lucy's feast day at home- there are so many beautiful traditions for Santa Lucia day including wearing a crown, making saffron buns, singing songs, and more! This post has printable crafts and everything.

St.LuciaBuns Blue Monday  Recipe http://recipesquickandeasy.blogspot.be/2012/10/st-lucia-buns-blue-monday.html

Christmas Around the World – St. Lucia Buns

St. Lucia crafts (candle wreath crown for girls, star hat for boys) to celebrate the traditional Scandinavian holiday that focuses on bringing light into the darkness of winter, and also (in some Scandinavian countries) ushers in the Christmas season.

Lucia crafts (candle wreath crown for girls, star hat for boys) to celebrate the traditional Scandinavian holiday that focuses on bringing light into the darkness of winter, and also (in some Scandinavian countries) ushers in the Christmas season.

How to Make a Santa Lucia Crown (with Candles!) - NourishingJoy.com

How to Make a Santa Lucia Crown (with Candles

How to make a traditional Santa Lucia crown with real candles! When the eldest daughter delivers sweets and coffee to her family on Santa Lucia morning, she wears a crown of candles in her hair.

St. Lucia - In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Saint Lucia Day on December 13. Lucia herself was Christian and died for her faith. The December 13 holiday honors her.     Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, puts on a white robe in the morning and is allowed to wear a crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lucia buns and coffee or mulled wine.

In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Lucia Dagen (Saint Lucia Day) on December Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, wearing a robe and crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lussekattor (Lucia buns) and coffee.

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