Soap-Making Workshop Feb. 4

Soap-Making Workshop
Feb. 4, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.*

Learn how to make a hot process traditional soap (with tallow) or a pure vegetarian soap in this popular workshop with the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. You’ll also learn about the history of soap making, what makes a great soap and the proper processes.

The $25 workshop fee/family includes all materials plus a bar of fresh soap to take home. RSVP to gardenguild@gmail.com by Feb. 1; checks can be made out to “FMGG.” We will meet at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, St. Bonaventure Conference Room.

*Please note: there will be a one-hour lunch break while the soap cooks

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Order Your Luminarias for Seven Nights of Lights

16luminaria-fbThe Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild is sponsoring Seven Nights of Lights again!

Welcome the Holy Family into your heart and prayers by dedicating luminarias in honor of your loved ones at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land.

Each name will be inscribed on a luminaria, part of a prayerful tribute illuminating the Rosary Portico from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Eve. Your loved ones also will be remembered in the friars’ daily prayers.

The donation is $10/luminaria. Orders are due by Dec. 14, 2016. Download the order form here.

  • Dec. 24, 1 p.m.: Blessing and lighting of luminaria
  • Dec. 27, 4:30-5:15 p.m.: Open house (Mass at 5:30)
    Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land | 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017

Questions? Contact us at gardenguild@gmail.com or 202-244-4833

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November Workshops

Join us for two new workshops planned for Nov. 19, 2016:

  • Beeswax candle making, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Advent centerpiece making, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Each workshop is $25, which includes everything you need – and you get to take your creation home! Reserve your space by emailing gardenguild@gmail.com. The workshops will be held in the Greenhouse meeting room behind the Franciscan Monastery, 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017.

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