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Immaculate Conception Craft For Catholic Kids- How To Explain The Real Meaning!

Most Catholics are still under the impression that the feast of the Immaculate Conception refers to Jesus being conceived in the womb of Mary. This is incorrect! The phrase "The Immaculate Conception" actually refers to Mary being conceived in the womb of St. Ann- free from sin. I think this misunderstanding comes from the fact that the feast of the Immaculate Conception is usually depicted … [Read more...]

Explain the Immaculate Conception to Kids

Catholic ABC's Week: 14  Letter of the week: I Theme: Immaculate Conception Saint of the Week: St. Ignatius Craft: Immaculate Conception Coloring Page [Download Printable Version Here] This Immaculate Conception coloring sheet was drawn by me last year. It is designed to help children (and all Catholics for that matter) understand that the Immaculate Conception refers to Mary being … [Read more...]

Immaculate Conception Coloring Sheet

Alright everyone, here comes my coloring sheet debut! The first coloring sheet I've ever drawn is (drum roll please)... The Immaculate Conception! The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is coming up on December 8. I'm hoping for this coloring sheet to convey the message that this day is celebrating the conception of Mary herself, and not her conception of Jesus. This is a very common … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Feast of St. Juan Diego And Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Celebrating the feast days of Advent Saints is a great way to keep your holiday season religious, and keep Advent a time of joyful anticipation. It's a win win! I usually combine the feasts of St. Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe because they're only a few days apart (St. Juan diego's feast day being on December 9, and Our Lady of Guadalupe's on December 12.) These printable … [Read more...]

Advent Saints Craft- Printable Ornaments For Catholic Kids

I'm always trying to figure out how to add more Saint feast day celebrations to our Advent season, and I'm so excited to be releasing these little guys today! These are Advent Saint ornaments that you can download, print, and assemble yourself! The download includes all the Saints in both black and white (so you can color them yourself) or already in full color with watercolor paints (so … [Read more...]

Simple Celebration for Mary’s Birthday

The nativity of Mary is September 8 (9 months after the feast of the Immaculate Conception.) Although we've had more elaborate celebrations in the past, our family had a simple celebration this year. We made Mary a birthday cake! We made a simple angel food cake from a box mix, and drizzled it with some blue glaze (Our Lady's color.) I set out a Mary statue, and put 10 candles in the cake … [Read more...]

10 Meaningful Advent Traditions for Catholic Families with Little to No Prep Work!

The holiday season can be overwhelming. This year I have had a baby, had a husband in a live-in police academy, moved from Virginia to South Carolina, bought a house, and moved again. So no, I didn't have my pink and purple candles bought in time. So shoot me. ;-) We all have our stuff going on, but whether or not you started this Advent season out on the foot you wanted to, there's hope. We … [Read more...]

Advent Saints- Feasts Days To Celebrate During Advent With Catholic Kids

There are plenty of feast days to celebrate with Catholic kids during Advent without jumping the gun and moving directly to Christmas celebrations. You can click each day (well, most of them anyway) to go to all of my resources about that feast day. You'll find tons of crafts, activities, printables, and more for celebrating these days! I now have a whole pack of printable Advent Saints so … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costume Ideas for Girls

All Saints Day costumes don't have to be complicated, and they can be fun and easy to put together! After your child decides what saint she'd like to dress up as, you should spend some time researching the saint together and looking up pictures online to get a feel for the costume you need. Here's a list of All Saints' Day costume ideas for girls to get you started: Nuns and Sisters- This is a … [Read more...]

Miraculous Medal Craft for Catholic Kids

If you're looking for a cheap, easy, and fun Miraculous Medal craft for kids, you've come to the right place! This craft is made from heavy duty foil, and can be enjoyed by children of all ages! No drawing skills needed- just trace the Miraculous Medal template that's free to download. ;-) The Miraculous Medal has Mary on it (more specifically, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception) as … [Read more...]