St. Michael And The Archangels Printable Craft Pack

Well it’s that time of year! The feast of the archangels, September 29, is just around the corner! If you are looking for a way to celebrate Michaelmas with your kids, you are going to love this new St. Michael and the archangels craft pack I just made this month! This downloadable pack includes all 3 archangels, Saint Michael, Saint Raphael, and Saint Gabriel. This St. Michael And The … [Read more...]

Saint Costumes For All Saints’ Day

Celebrating All Saints' Day with Catholic kids is an excellent way to live the liturgical year at home, and you can't celebrate All Saints' Day without some Saint costumes! While dressing up at Saints is a really fun way to learn about the Saints and celebrate being Catholic, sometimes that can be a stresser for mom. Depending on the year, sometimes I made elaborate diy Saint costumes for my … [Read more...]

How Are Apples Like The Trinity: An Object Lesson For Kids

The Trinity is a big concept to grasp, and honestly, as humans, I do not believe that our brains are fully capable of understanding it. However, I do believe that God wants us to try, and to teach our children the concept of the Trinity as well as possible. Today, we are going to think about how an apple is like the Trinity I am always looking to weave the faith into our lives as much as … [Read more...]

Saint-O-Lantern Idea: St. Francis’ Friends

I wanted to come up with a fresh idea for Catholic pumpkin carving, but I really didn't feel like scooping seeds and pumpkin guts. I've always been more of a fan of painting pumpkins myself. Anywho, I came up with this idea to decorate pumpkins with Catholic kids for All Saints' day, and I wanted to share it with all of you. I decided it would be really fun to make a bunch of animal … [Read more...]

Michaelmas Recipe- St. Michael’s Blackberry Pie

The feast day of St. Michael and the Archangels is just around the corner on September 29, and there are a lot of traditional recipes to celebrate this day! Some traditional recipes for Michaelmas include goose, carrots, bannock, and also... pretty much anything with blackberries! If you want to learn more about Michaelmas traditions, read this article.   The legend of St. Michael and … [Read more...]

How To Celebrate Michaelmas – The Feast Day Of St. Michael

Catholic families that live the liturgical year at home look forward to celebrating the feast of St. Michael and the Archangels on September 29! Much like the feast days "Christmas" or "Candlemas", the name comes from pushing the main word... Michael... into the word "mass". Henceforth, Michaelmas (pronounced "mick-el-miss", like nickels, but with an "M"). Today, I would like to share with you … [Read more...]

Living The Liturgical Year At Home- How To Get Started

Do you want to celebrate the liturgical year at home, but you don't know where to start? Or maybe you don't even know what living liturgically means. Either way, you have come to the right place. So, what is the liturgical year? There's no reason to be confused or intimidated by this terminology. The liturgical year is just another way of saying church year or christian calendar. The term … [Read more...]

Catholic Religious Ed… Whose Job Is It? A Shocking Catechism Reveal

Making sure that our kids get a good Catholic religious education is important. You may decide to accomplish this by taking your kids to CCD each Wednesday night, or by dropping them at Catholic school each morning. Whatever your system is, today I want to share with you just what the Catechism says about educating our children, because I consider it actually shocking. But first, a question. … [Read more...]

Hallow: What Is Its Meaning? And How Does It Relate To Halloween?

There are many variations of this word: Hallow, hallowed, hallows, or even hallowing. But what does hallowed mean, exactly? And how did this word get all tied up into Halloween? When something is described at “hallowed”, it means holy, sacred, consecrated, or greatly honored. In the Bible, remember when Moses is walking on “hallowed ground” and he needed to take off his sandals? Because it … [Read more...]

Catholic How To Draw: Saint Kateri {and a free coloring page!}

Hi, everyone! Today I am continuing with my new "how-to-draw" series for Catholic kids, and I am very excited to present my first how to draw a Catholic Saint... St. Kateri!  She is such a fun Saint because she is the first Native American Saint to be canonized by the Catholic church. She has a very inspiring story, so definitely check it out! Her feast day is coming up on July 14, so if … [Read more...]