Listen to God's voice at the foot of the crucifix." ~St. Gaspar del Bufaro~

Sunday, October 13, 2013

St. Therese Liturgical Ideas to Share

I love turning the calendar to October...Some of my favorite church celebrations unfold this month (And family ones too:)
October 1st is St. Therese...A remarkable Story of a Soul, whose life story continues to radiate showers of roses from heaven.  It was a huge blessing to be able to visit her quaint little childhood town of Lisieux, France a few years ago.  I wrote a little bit about it, here.  Since she was born in France, we decided to make "french" toast in her honor this year.  Being that it's October and pumpkin is in the air, this seemed a fitting recipe to try...Pumpkin French Toast...Boy was it scrumptious!  The best part was being able to make it the night before and just popping it in the oven the next morning.  What a great way to kick off October:)  This recipe is definitely a keeper!

Pumpkin Pie French Toast 
(Overnight Casserole)
Courtesy of Gooseberry Patch

1 loaf Hawaiian Bread (cut into 1 inch slices or cubes)
3 Eggs- Beaten
1/2 Cup- Egg substitute (or 2 additional beaten eggs)
1 Cup Half and Half
1 1/2 Cup Milk
1/4 tsp Salt
1 tsp Vanilla
1 Tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar- Packed
1 Tbsp Butter- Cut Up

1. Spray 9x13 pan with cooking spray and place bread in pan.
2. Combine remaining ingredients (except butter) in a bowl and pour over bread.
3. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
4. Dot with butter and bake at 350 degrees, uncovered, for 40-45 minutes.
5. Optional to serve with syrup...It is actually quite delicious without it!

These little paper flowers were a fun craft and super easy to make. The link and directions are here.

May all the beauties of our faith continue to give glory to God!

1 comment:

  1. Oh Tiffany! The breakfast sounded scrumptious and the delicate, paper roses are so beautiful. There is something about a picture of little fingers working their magic with arts and crafts :)


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