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First Holy Communion - A Very Special Day.

First Holy Communion - A Very Special Day.  The day has finally arrived. The day the twins, Callum and Emily, will receive their First Holy Communion. It is a beautiful bright, sunny day. Just like it was made to order.  Both Callum and Emily arrive at the breakfast table dressed in their beautiful First Holy Communion outfits. Wouldn’t that look nice with Weet Bix and Jam stains standing out in their First Holy Communion photo frame. A quick change was in order. Toothbrushes worked overtime, a quick change and a reappearance downstairs. It is obvious during the quick change, Callum’s shirt was made into a ball before landing, hopefully, on his bed. After an iron to rejuvenate the shirt’s shape,...

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Understanding First Holy Communion and a Gift that will be a lasting memory.

First Holy Communion is a very special day for someone receiving the Eucharist for the very first time. Holy Communion is the second of seven holy sacraments that are seen as mystical channels of divine grace, instituted by Christ.From the entry into God’s family by the way of Baptism, First Holy Communion is a further welcoming and understanding of the love that God has for us all.  A child’s First Holy Communion, it is an occasion that will be remembered for life. The excitement of being welcomed further into God’s family, having family members in attendance and the celebration after with family and friends really makes their First Holy Communion very special. A child’s understanding of their First Holy Communion...

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Choosing sympathy gifts for those who have lost a loved-one

It can be hard to know what kind of gift is appropriate for someone who has lost a loved one. Sympathy gifts are the perfect way to show your care and support during this difficult and very personal time in their lives.   Here at Heaven's Above, we offer to help you help others express sympathy to those they care about.   - Sympathy gifts help people deal with the loss of a loved one. Whether they are given to someone who lost a spouse, parent, sibling, child or friend - sympathy gifts show others that you care and share in their pain. Sympathy makes it feel like somebody else understands what they're going through and wants them to know...

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How to buy rosary beads as a gift in Australia.

Buying rosary beads can be daunting if it is your first time buying them or if you are not familiar with them yourself. We have put together some advice that we hope helps you in your buying.   Rosary beads make a wonderful gift. They reflect your understanding of someone, your care for them, your encouragement of them.   While often purchased as gifts for key religious occasions in life, a beautiful set of rosary beads could be the perfect gift for someone confronted by the loss of a loved one, someone experiencing stress, moving into a new home, or when travelling.   Rosary beads are ideal gifts in many situations, especially since you can purchase the type of rosary...

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Choosing a sympathy gift for someone on the passing of a loved-one

It feels odd to be writing about sympathy gifts in that gifts are generally things you purchase to help celebrate good times, special occasions, while the death of someone is sad, sombre and, often, upsetting.The right sympathy gift, however, can say I am sorry for your loss, I am here for you, I hope this helps you know that your loss is something we share.A sympathy gift is something people will often place on a mantlepiece, bedside table, their work desk or some other personal space. The gift you gift becomes a memorial, a reminder of the life, it reminds them that the life was important to you, too.Here at Heaven's Above we have a range of sympathy gifts that...

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