Resources For Byzantine Moms

This is going to be a place where Eastern Catholics can easily locate these resources in one central place. So if you're looking for Resources for Byzantine moms living the liturgical year with your kids, you're in the right place! While Catholic Icing has historically provided resources mostly for Roman Catholics, Carrie Chuff joined the writing team here, and she is a Byzantine Rite … [Read more...]

Printable Lenten Calendar 2022

This Lenten calendar is an amazing way to count down the days of Lent with even the smallest children! They can see the 40 days pass by and see Easter approaching! The whole thing fits on just one page, so you can easily print them for an entire classroom! This is the perfect way to help your children understand the true meaning of Lent and keep their Lenten sacrifices on track. Let's take a look … [Read more...]

Byzantine Lenten Calendar- Free To Print! (2022)

While all Catholics do observe Lent and celebrate Easter (or Pascha), some of the days, names, and traditions of this season can be different depending on what Rite of Catholicism you practice. You can read an intro to Eastern Catholics here, and these Rites of Catholicism are in full communion with Rome. Today I want to share this printable Lenten calendar for kids that is specific for the … [Read more...]

February 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 February is dedicated to The Holy Family, and this is a very important month for Catholics to remember the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, St. Valentine's Day, and the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. … [Read more...]

2022 Printable Liturgical Calendar For Catholics (Free!)

I am so excited to bring you this beautiful Catholic Icing liturgical calendar! It's printable and it's the perfect calendar for any Catholic mom trying to live the liturgical year at home. The colors, watercolor flowers, and the beautiful lettering make this a beautiful calendar to use throughout your year. I'm going to tell you all the reasons why this is the perfect printable liturgical … [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?! Let's take a look at all of the printable Saint blocks that we have so far. And check it out- each Saint has a little symbol that represents them for the back of the block! I love … [Read more...]

December Liturgical Pack

Each month there is a new liturgical printable pack that is released through the Catholic Icing Monthly Membership. You can see what has been in all the past Monthly Membership packs here. For now we are going to take a look at what's inside the December 2021 membership pack!   If you'd like to watch a video featuring the items in the December home altar, check it out here! … [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...]

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...]