Explaining Halloween to Catholic Kids- How it Goes With All Saints’ Day, or “All Hallows Eve”

A few days ago, I wrote an article titled "Do Trick-or-Treating and All Saints' Day Go Together?" where I revealed to you that my family goes trick-or-treating dressed as Saints. I view this as being witnesses to the world, and taking back our own Catholic feast day of All Hallows Eve. (In fact, I wrote an article a few years ago about putting the "Hallow" back in "Halloween".) So, how do … [Read more...]

Do All Saints’ Day and Trick-or-Treating Go Together?

Interestingly enough, one of the most common questions people ask me when they meet me in real life is "do your kids go trick-or-treating?" People want to know- is it ok to go trick-or-treating if you're Catholic? Is it ok to celebrate "Halloween" if you're in the "All Saints' Day" crowd? This time of the year, we do try to keep our focus on the rosary, and the Saints, but my kid do go … [Read more...]

Easy Cupcakes for All Saints’ Day Party

Would you like to make the cutest (and easiest) All Saints' day cupcakes ever?! When you show up to your All Saints' Day party this year, you can impress all the moms wow all the kids with these simple Saint cupcake toppers. ;-)   Now, the thing that makes these cupcakes really easy is that you don't even have to bake them yourself. You can just pick them up at the grocery store … [Read more...]

Craft an All Saint’s Day Treat Bucket

At my house, I work really hard to make being Catholic fun, and I like to make the fun of All Saints' Day rival the fun of Halloween!!! Are you with me?! To even the playing field, I think celebrating All Saints' Day should include candy. Whether you're going to an All Saints' Day party where candy will be used as prizes or if you're going trick-or-treating dressed as your favorite religious hero, … [Read more...]

Easy Party Food Ideas for All Saints’ Day- Downloadable Labels Included!

In an effort to make some easy snacks for our All Saints' Day party, I've been brainstorming ways to make every day food into cute Saint food. I did this a few years ago by attaching holy cards to bowls of food, such as a St. Francis holy card (Patron saint of animals) on a bowl of animal crackers. This year I decided to take that a step further by making these free printable saint labels! Here … [Read more...]