Essentials

What are the "essentials" for seasonal environment?  From foundational principles to resources for parish environment committee, we'll explore the essential considerations for the seasonal environment of your worship space.

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Learning from the Way a Wildflower Grows: Ikebana in the Liturgical Environment

Peg Cavanaugh and Stephanie Hanson of Saint Cecilia Parish, Saint Paul, Minnesota, share their experiences of learning Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement.

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Floral Design for Liturgical Spaces: The Basics

"While often considered an afterthought, extra expense, or mere decoration, floral materials in their selection and design can be essential supports for our liturgical experience. It is a mistake to underestimate their contribution."  Carol Frenning writes.

Photos by Mike Jensen.

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