Tuesday, August 9

Festal Learning Basket: Saint Herman of Alaska...


Commemorated August 9th and December 13th

Books

North Star: Saint Herman of Alaska
The Tumbled Stone
Saint Herman of Alaska

Activities
Serve Salmon for Dinner - it is Delicious Grilled!

Hang an Icon of the Mother of God on Your Porch or in the Garden to Remember the Miracle of Saint Herman saving Spruce Island from a Tidal Wave

Spend Some Time Stargazing to See if You Can Spot the North Star

Make Russian Teacakes for a Sweet Treat to Share with Friends!

Take a Nature Walk to find Shells, Rocks, and Driftwood to Display on Your Nature Table Along with an Icon of Saint Herman

Bring a little potted spruce (or any other evergreen) into the house

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Joyful North Star of the Church of Christ,
Guiding all people to the Heavenly Kingdom;
Teacher and apostle of the True Faith;
Intercessor and defender of the oppressed;
Adornment of the Orthodox adornment of the Orthodox Church in America:
Blessed Father Herman of Alaska,
Pray to our Lord Jesus Christ
For the salvation of our souls!


3 comments:

Mimi said...

I love the quote on St. Herman's icon. Holy St. Herman, pray to God for us

elizabeth said...

Blessed feast!!

coerdia said...

The link to the North Star book about St. Herman seems to be changed to: http://www.svspress.com/north-star-st-herman-of-alaska-hardcover/
It's a great pleasure to read your blog and I thank you very much. Greetings from Greece, may God bless you.

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