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...]

Liturgical Seasons Cube Craft (Great For Home Altar!)

This liturgical season cube has all of the main seasons of the Church, and is such an easy way to display the current liturgical color! This would be the perfect addition to a home altar, prayer table, a classroom, or even your desk! It's so easy to change daily that there's no reason not to display the liturgical season. You can find all of my home altar resources here, but today let's take a … [Read more...]

Monthly Membership Pack

Y'all... everything I have ever poured into Catholic Icing, anything I ever imagined it to be, and all of my passion to help Catholic mothers live their faith at home with their kids... has manifested into this new Catholic Icing Monthly Membership pack! I have actually teamed up with Angie from Real Life At Home to bring you this amazing monthly membership, and Angie and I couldn't be more … [Read more...]

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Feast Day Celebration- Lily Of The Mohawks

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is an amazing Saint and is the first Native American Saint ever to be canonized by the Catholic Church. There are really very few Saints from the Americas at all. Her feast day in the United States comes around each year on July 14. When celebrating the liturgical year at home, you do not want to miss teaching your kids about St. Kateri! You can read here about how to … [Read more...]

Bacon Pecan Turtle Recipe; These Are Shaped Like Turtles!

We love celebrating the feast of St. Kateri which happens each year on July 14. Fun recipes is one of our favorite ways to celebrate any feast day, and St. Kateri is no exception! Since St. Kateri's father was the chief of the Turtle Clan in their Mohawk tribe, we thought it would be fun to make our own pecan turtles! These are extra fun because they're actually shaped like turtles! You can find … [Read more...]

Sign Of The Cross (Everything You Need To Know!)

The Sign Of The Cross is a very special, meaningful, and useful prayer for Catholics. This is the most common prayer among all Catholics, and it is used for countless occasions. Many religions use a form of the sign of the cross, including Catholics. It is a traditional prayer that includes a lot of symbolism, especially for how short it is. Today, let's take a look everything you need to know … [Read more...]

In A Divisive World, Catholics Should Be United

I have been writing about how Catholics can build their domestic church and live out their faith day to day for 12 years now, and I love it! I usually share how to celebrate feast days at home, how to raise your own children in the Catholic faith, and I share recipes or printables to help you on your own journey of living the liturgical year. But today, I want to speak to y'all about something … [Read more...]

First Communion For Catholics (An Overview)

First Holy Communion is one of the 7 Sacraments of the Catholic church. While receiving the Eucharist is a Sacrament each time it is received in our lifetime, Catholics celebrate the first time this is done as a part of a special ceremony and a memorable, important part of our lives! Let's take a look at what first communion is, how it is celebrated, and traditions surrounding the important … [Read more...]

Printable Spiritual Bouquet Cards

Spiritual bouquets can be just the right thoughtful offering for many events! Catholics traditionally give spiritual bouquets for such times as Sacrament celebrations, anniversaries, times of distress, and times of happiness! Really, when is prayer not the right gift for someone? You can read my post all about spiritual bouquets here. Today we are going to take a look at my printable spiritual … [Read more...]