How to Set Up a Home Altar: Catholic Home Altar Ideas

In continuing with our series Passing on the Catholic Faith to Your Kids, I wanted to touch on setting up a home altar. When I first heard the term home altar, I felt a little scared. I didn't know what I was doing, and the idea of setting up an official "altar" felt out-of-my-league. Sometimes home altars are also referred to as family altars, prayer tables, or altar tables. Don't let these names … [Read more...]

Praying For The Dead With Kids

Did you know that praying for the dead is a Spiritual Work of Mercy? I love that the Catholic church has so much beauty built into her Liturgical calendar that there is a season for everything. This way, we remember to do things we would otherwise forget. If you think you've "missed" praying for the dead this year if you've been busy with All Saints' Day parties up until now, think again. … [Read more...]