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...]

Printable Catholic Prayers for Kids: Posters and Copywork

As I mentioned before, when teaching Catholic kids the basic prayers, it is very important that kids are learning the correct words. We decided to include copy work of all the most common Catholic prayers in Lydia's First Communion Journal this year, so I made printable pages that are easy for kids to use. It's a great activity for teaching Catholic kids their prayers! I have all of them … [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...]

Rice Krispie Treat Grotto for Our Lady of Lourdes

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is on February 11. Last year I saw this grotto made from fruity pebbles on Catholic Cuisine, and I thought it was one of the most adorable Catholic feast day celebration ideas I had ever seen! I knew I had to try my hand at making one this year! :-) I didn't actually have a statue of Our Lady of Lourdes, so we just used the Mary from our Little People … [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...]

Assumption of Mary Triptych Craft

The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is coming up on August 15. This is a Holy Day of Obligation, meaning you need to attend mass on this day. However, for 2010 it's falling on Sunday, so you'll already be at mass anyway :-) I found this awesome idea from Nicole on 4 Real Forums to make an Assumption Triptych with the Immaculate Conception on the left, the Assumption of Mary in the middle, and … [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...]

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...]