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...]

Printable Rosary Craft (With Interactive Roses!)

The rosary is a beautiful and well known Catholic devotion. I love having different ways my kids can participate and interact during rosary time, and I'm excited to add this new printable rosary to our repertoire! You can find all of my rosary resources for kids and families here, but today I wanted to share with you this beautiful (and large!) printable rosary! It can be used in an interactive … [Read more...]

Spiritual Bouquets Explained! (A Beautiful Catholic Tradition)

Have you ever heard of a spiritual bouquet? It is a beautiful Catholic tradition that makes a great gift for hard times or important occasions. What do we have that's better to offer to anyone besides our prayers? Today, let's take a look at what a spiritual bouquet is, how to put one together yourself, wording for a spiritual bouquet, and what to include in your spiritual bouquet.  What … [Read more...]

Free Printable Baking Conversion Charts

I am always trying new recipes from around the world, and when I do, I often need to convert them to American measurements. Likewise, I know I have many non-American readers that have to convert my recipes to match their own measurements. To help all of us with this process, I thought you would all enjoy these baking conversion charts! All of the standard ingredients are included, as well as oven … [Read more...]

Living The Liturgical Year In April

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and April is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Some of these feast days include St. George, St. Gianna, and Our Lady of Africa! The month of April is also dedicated to both the Eucharist and the Holy Spirit. You can find all of my month to month post on living liturgically here. Now let’s look at these … [Read more...]