An Excellent Saint Juan Diego Movie (Plus a Movie Collection Giveaway and Free Shipping!)

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by CCC of America, but all opinions are my own and it's for a product that I have already told you before that I really love! A wonderful thing that you can do during Advent is to spend time celebrating the feast days of Advent Saints.  This is a great way to keep your mind focused on Advent as a time of prayerfulness and joyful anticipation.  Two of those … [Read more...]

Celebrating St. Lucy’s Feast Day With Kids- The Ultimate Resource List!

There are many traditional ways to celebrate St. Lucy's (Santa Lucia's) feast day, many of them originating from Scandinavia. I love how much culture it opens us up to when we celebrate these awesome Catholic feast days! You'll find everything you need to celebrate this feast day right here from this one post. :-) Sweet Bread For St. Lucy's Feast Day Saffron buns, also known as … [Read more...]

Beautiful Catholic Paper Dolls; Affordable and Printable!

Today, I wanted to share with you a beautiful resource for Catholic children- these absolutely charming paper dolls! They are printable, so they can make a great last minute Easter basket filler!  I love giving my children Catholic resources, but boy, it sure puts an extra smile on my face when it's Catholic resources that are so well done they rival the other materials out there. I would say … [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...]

How To Turn A Santa Claus Into St. Nicholas

It's become a tradition around our house to get a chocolate St. Nick in our shoe come December 6, and this is easy to accomplish! You can turn pretty much any little Santa toy into St. Nicholas by quickly adding a miter and crozier. Last year, I made St. Nicholas out of chocolate Santas, and also Santa Pez dispensers.   Supplies Needed To Turn Santa Into Jolly 'Ol St. … [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...]

Mini Saint Information Fill-in Page for Children

This is a printable page I made that even small children can use to fill out basic information about any saint. You could also call this a Saint notebooking page, or a Saint writing prompt. We called ours a mini-Saint report. Basically, you can print the blank page, and the student fills in the information on whatever saint they need to. Child Fills In: The Saint's name What he or … [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...]

How to Make Saffron Buns for St. Lucia Day

Saffron buns, also known "Lussekatter", are Swedish yeast buns that are traditionally made and eaten on St. Lucia's feast day. St. Lucy's feast day falls each year on December 13, so these buns have also become associated with Advent and Christmas as well. Last year, I made very simple sweet bread to celebrate St. Lucy's feast day, but this year, I thought I'd try my hand at the "real … [Read more...]

Craft Ornaments for the Saints of Advent

Here are some really neat Catholic Christmas Ornaments I have found around blog land: I found these Advent Saint Ornaments over on O Night Divine. These are a must see! Sweetness and Light made cute saint ornaments for a special Saint Christmas tree. It celebrates feast days from advent to the epiphany! Eileen on Him crafted Saints of the Season ornaments. Ten Kids and a Dog turned … [Read more...]