Home altar

Transform your home with a beautiful home altar that brings peace and serenity. Explore top ideas to design a sacred space for reflection and spiritual connection.
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When we got married, one of the first things Tom insisted on was that we create a home altar. I had seen such things at the homes of a few Catholic families we knew, but never really understood how they were "used," or why they had decided to dedicate a specific area of their house for one. I resisted for a while, not wanting to sacrifice any space in our tiny little duplex towards something that I felt we would never actually use. Tom won out in the end, though, and we set up a little…

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On that New Year’s Day — the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God — they envisioned family evening prayer and Sunday rosaries in its sun-drenched space. What they couldn’t have foreseen was the role it would play in the midst of a pandemic that would make their own parish temporarily inaccessible, and how that would help bring them closer to each other and their heavenly Father.