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

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and October is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Some of these feast days include St. Francis, St. Therese, and the feast day of the guardian angels! The month of October is also dedicated to the rosary. Now let's look at these highlights of fun October Saint feast days to celebrate with links to crafts, … [Read more...]

Blackberry Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe For Michaelmas

The feast day of St. Michael and the Archangels comes around every year on September 29, and we just love to celebrate this day! Sometimes this day is called Michaelmas, and you can find all of my resources for celebrating Michaelmas with kids here. Since this day is traditionally celebrated by eating blackberries, I thought we would try making some easy smoothies. So fun! Let me show you how to … [Read more...]

Ideas for Celebrating the Feast of St. Padre Pio

St. Padre Pio has a feast day coming up on September 23. If I were to rank St. Padre Pio on a popularity scale from 1-10, I would give him a 10! He sure seems to be a 'crowd pleaser', and there's no question as to why if you know his story. I have a special post about how to celebrate Saint feast days at home with your kids, and you can find more Saints to celebrate in September here. Now let's … [Read more...]

4 Tips To Teach Kids How To Make the Sign of the Cross

When I was volunteering at Vacation Bible School over the Summer, my station met in the church, so we taught each group that came through how to genuflect and make the sign of the cross before entering. I was surprised at how many kids (up through 5th grade!) could not do these basic things correctly. We had to re-cap with each group every day that week before entering. Sometimes I think the … [Read more...]

Cross Snack Ideas

The cross is the main symbol of the Christian religion. It symbolizes how Jesus died and rose for us and saved us from all of our sins! The cross is a great symbol and lends itself to tons of great crafts for kids for Sunday school, at home, during Easter, or anytime! So let’s check out these fun cross shaped snacks and food ideas for kids.   I'm going to start with some things … [Read more...]

Celebrating The Exaltation Of The Holy Cross With Kids

When living the liturgical year at home, celebrating the exaltation of the holy cross with kids is a fun feast day to keep in mind! It comes around every year on September 14. You can find tons of feast days to celebrate with kids in September here. The cross image lends itself to all kinds of fun crafts and activities, and this is also a great time to talk to kids about what exalting something … [Read more...]

How To Celebrate The Nativity Of Mary

The feast of the Nativity of Mary is coming up on September 8, which means... Happy Birthday Mother Mary!!! **cue horns blowing and confetti flying through air** There are so many really fun and meaningful ways to celebrate the Nativity Of Mary with your kids, and today we are going to look at some food ideas, crafts, printables, and more!   Nativity Of Mary "Cheat Sheet" "Nativity" … [Read more...]

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

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and September is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Some of these feast days include Michaelmas (the feast of the archangels), the Nativity of Mary, and the feast day of St. Mother Teresa! The month of September is also dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows. Now let's look at these highlights of fun … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids About Our Lady Of Sorrows (September Dedication)

The month of September is dedicated to Our Lady Of Sorrows, so this is the perfect month to teach kids all about this special Catholic devotion. I am going to run you through everything you need to know to teach kids, and also observe the feast of Our Lady Of Sorrows on September 15. I also have links I'm going to share to coloring pages, crafts, recipes, and more! So let's take a look at teaching … [Read more...]

Celebrating The Feast Day Of Mother Teresa (St. Teresa Of Calcutta)

Mother Teresa is such an amazing modern Saint to teach kids about, and her popularity is hard to top! Catholics and non Catholics alike celebrate this amazing woman and acknowledge her many accomplishments and good deeds all over the world! St. Teresa of Calcutta's feast day comes around each year on September 5. When you're observing Catholic feast days with kids, this is definitely one you don't … [Read more...]