St. Kateri Activity for Kids

Today, we have a guest post from my friend over at Catholic Deals, Liz. She made an adorable snack with her kids to celebrate Saint Kateri! St. Kateri's Native American Village   Materials needed: - Sugar or waffle ice cream cones - Chocolate candy melts - Pretzel sticks - Large tray - Frosting - Green and brown sugar - Dried papaya or orange candy for fire - Candies for … [Read more...]

Celebrate Blessed Kateri’s Canonization with Kids!

The date of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha's canonization is going to be October 21, 2012! (Yay!) The cool thing about soon-to-be-Saint Kateri is that she was Native American. This opens up all kinds of crafting possibilities! ;-) Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha's feast day is July 14. We made some fun, Native American dress up crafts to celebrate St. Kateri's canonization with my kids! We were … [Read more...]

Sacred Heart of Jesus Craft {and a linky!}

I thought I would share a Sacred Heart craft today since the First Friday devotion is to the Sacred Heart. :-) We made these the same way as the Miraculous Medal craft we did (with foil and sharpies). Get the directions here. We love making the Sacred and Immaculate hearts because they are so colorful! Related Posts: Sacred and Immaculate Heart rosary craft Sacred Heart tie dyed … [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...]

Sacred and Immaculate Heart Rosaries- A Fun Catholic Craft!

This craft would be great for celebrating the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, or the feast of the Immacualte Heart of Mary. We made these in celebration of St. Valentine’s feast day. You know– National “Heart” Day. ;-) You can either call these One Decade Rosaries, or you can call them Chaplets. Either way, they’re really fun and easy to make! Supplies Needed: Scissors Pipe … [Read more...]

Most Precious Blood of Jesus Craft

I found this craft over at Under Her Starry Mantle. I really love Anne's blog! For this craft, she has a prayer for the Most Precious Blood of Jesus that is in the shape of a drop. July is the month dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus, and you still have plenty of time to pray! :-) For details on this Most Precious Blood of Jesus Craft and more pictures, check out Under Her Starry … [Read more...]

Wine Cup-O Jell-O

Check out all of my First Communion Resources for Kids here. July is the month of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus. Celebrating with the kids can be as easy as mixing up some red jello! You can get plastic wine glasses at the Dollar Tree. These were made for my little brother's first communion, so they also had marshmallow slice "hosts". Just pour in the jello into the wine cups when it's … [Read more...]

Mary Magdalen Feast Day Ideas

Mary Magdalen's feast day is coming up on July 22. When she met Jesus, she was sorry for her sinful ways, and used her long beautiful hair to clean his feet- then anointed them with expensive perfume. She was present at our Lord's crucifixion, and at the empty tomb. Here are some ideas to help you celebrate her feast day :-) Try making some simple rose perfume in memory of Mary Magdalen … [Read more...]

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Coloring Sheets

The feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel's feast day is on July 16. I found some really great Catholic Coloring Pages drawn by some members of St. John the Baptist Church. Thanks, ladies! :-) These are amazing! Coloring Page of the Brown Scapular. Coloring Sheet of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  Coloring Page of St. Simon receiving the Scapular. … [Read more...]

Catholic Scapular Crafts and DIYs

The scapular is made from brown wool rectangles, and it's worn around the neck. It was given to St. Simon by Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. It's a sacramental with history dating back to the Old Testament, and Our Lady makes promises to those who wear it, including "Whoever dies wearing this Scapular shall not suffer eternal fire". That's a pretty awesome promise. Click here to read more about it. Here … [Read more...]