Our Lady of Altagracia- Jan 21

Our Lady of Altagracia's Feast day is on January 21. Part of the legend is that a picture of Mary disappeared from a house only to reappear in an orange tree, so this day is highly associated with oranges.

Sweetness and Light celebrated this day with a
tea and a craft. You can check it out here.
Don't forget about the children's book:
A Gift of Gracias: The Legend of Altagracia

Make fresh squeezed orange juice for breakfast with
your kids, and then keep the peels for the projects below.
Fill the peels with fruit salad to go with your
breakfast orange juice. Or....
Use the peels as cupcake liners. Find directions with
Beyond a Garden.
Busy With Blessings made an
Our Lady of Altagracia Lap Book.
By Sun and Candlelight had a tea, and also
made this simple yet beautiful craft.
Gladdest Hours
did an orange with cloves craft.
Take it a step further and make them into candles
with Cathie Filian.
Find 10 Outstanding Orange Desserts on Woman's Day,
from these parfaits, to monkey bread, cupcakes and more!

Make any tree craft, and then add orange beads or
paper for oranges, and a printed out picture of
Our Lady of Altagracia for a craft! :-)

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