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November Home Altar Ideas For Catholics

Having a home altar is one of our favorite traditions as a Catholic family! We like to keep our altar fresh every month, changing the theme with the monthly dedication for Catholics. The month of November is dedicated to faithfully departed souls, and this is a very important month for Catholics to remember all the Saints and also our deceased loved ones. You can find all of my resources for … [Read more...]

Saint Feast Days In November (And Other Days To Celebrate With Kids!)

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and November is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Some of these feast days include All Saints' Day, St. Martin de Porres, St. Cecilia, Martinmas, and generally, the beginning of Advent! The month of November is also dedicated to the souls of the faithful departed, and November is black Catholic History … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Liturgical Year in November- With Free Calendar Printables

It is my goal here at Catholic Icing to help you actually live your Catholic faith with your children- not to just fill your Pinterest boards with great ideas that never get utilized. These calendar stick ons are going to help you easily incorporte the liturgical year in November into your normal daily calendar. You can find all my resources on November feast days here. I am a mother, just … [Read more...]

Byzantine Jesse Tree (Free Printable Ornaments!)

The Jesse Tree is a beautiful Advent tradition that many Christian families take part in each year to prepare for the birth of Christ at Christmas. For Catholics of the Byzantine Rite , the “Advent” period of preparation before the celebration of the Birth of Jesus is 40 days long, and begins on November 15 th every year. It is known as the “Nativity Fast,” or “Philip’s Fast,” because it begins … [Read more...]

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Dedications (And Some History)

The world is crying for Ukraine right now as war has broken out by the attacks from Russia. Although Ukraine is largely an Orthodox Christian country, there is a significant Catholic population there, or more specifically, the Ukranian Greek Catholic Church. This is a part of the Eastern Catholic Church, and you can read our article on Eastern Catholics 101 here. This is especially horrible for … [Read more...]

Printable Saint Blocks

Y'all... these little printable Saint blocks are one of my favorite Saint resources for kids EVER! These things are so adorable, super easy to put together, ridiculously affordable, and did I mention adorable?! Every month, we come out with 2 new Saint bloks, so let's take a look at all of the printable Saint blocks that we have so far. Here is what some of them look like from the … [Read more...]

Printable Catholic Advent Calendar 2021

Kids absolutely love using countdown calendars! This is a great way for them to joyfully anticipate Christmas day, and also a way to visualize how much time is left so they don't drive mom crazy asking over and over again. This Advent calendar was especially designed for kids, and is in the shape of their very own Advent wreath!  Hey- If you're in the Catholic Icing Monthly Membership, … [Read more...]

How To Draw Our Lady Of Chiquinquirá (Our Lady Of The Rosary)

This is a fun video for how to draw a Marian devotion. I am so excited to bring you this free how to draw video for kids!  This is a video for step by step how to draw Our Lady of Chiquinquirá. This well known title of Our Lady from Latin America, and she is the patroness of the countries of Colombia and Venezuela. You can find all of my Our Lady of Chiquinquirá resources for families here. … [Read more...]

Celebrating The Day Of The Dead As Catholics

The Day of the Dead, or as it's known in Spanish, Dia de los Muertos, happens at the beginning of November each year. There is a lot of confusion around how to celebrate this occasion as a Catholic, and whether it's for all Catholics or just those with Mexican heritage. Today we are going to take a look at the traditions, terms, heritage, and meaning behind Dia de los Muertos, and how to celebrate … [Read more...]

Day of the Dead Arts and Crafts

The Day of the Dead, or in Spanish, Dia de los Muertos, is a very important celebrations for Mexicans and also Catholics all over the world! These festivities start as early as October 31, and are celebrated on November 1 and 2. Catholics would also know these as the feast days of All Saints' and All Souls. You can read more about celebrating the Day of the Dead as a Catholic here. Today, we are … [Read more...]