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On Praying for the Dead, Prosphora Baking, and Family Recipes

On Praying for the Dead, Prosphora Baking, and Family Recipes

I spent this past Sunday afternoon cooking. I made my grandmother’s cheese and onion enchiladas (changed around a bit to my own style), my dad’s Spanish rice (a recipe combo from his mother and Tia Pina), and refried beans with chorizo like how Manny’s grandpa made them. I closed the doors coming into my kitchen and told the kids to […]

by · January 24, 2018 · 0 comments · Prayer, Prosphora
An Unexpected Reminder about Love and Sin

An Unexpected Reminder about Love and Sin

God knows what we need better than we do. I was reminded of this truth tonight when my plans unexpectedly changed. I needed to bake prosphora. I was having a rough day; I was upset about things which made me irritable. I didn’t want to bake at home because I wanted to be alone and pray while I baked. To […]

Prosfora Bakers: Holy Fathers Spyridon and Nicodemus

Prosfora and Playdough

I needed to bake prosfora (communion bread) today because the monks will have Divine Liturgy tomorrow. I will usually bake enough prosfora for a week at a time, sometimes I will bake enough for two weeks. Most Saturday nights I am in the kitchen baking prosfora. The temptation to bake a huge batch for the month so I don’t worry […]

Baking Communion Bread with My Kids

Baking Communion Bread with My Kids

Miracle of miracles! My prosfora (communion bread) baking is finished early! It is only nine at night and I made nine loaves of prosfora, four loaves of pumpkin bread, and managed to make spaghetti and sauce for dinner. This is a miracle because usually I wait until everyone is in bed to make prosfora which means I go to bed […]

by · January 10, 2015 · 2 comments · Daily Life, Family, Prayer
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