Sacred And Immaculate Heart Crafts For Catholic Kids

The Sacred heart of Jesus and the Immaculate heart of Mary are beautiful and traditional devotions in the Catholic faith. I always have a special place in my heart for these devotions, and I want to share that love with my children. When we celebrate the Sacred and Immaculate heart feast days with our Catholic kids, they can learn about how perfectly Jesus and Mary love them! I always think … [Read more...]

Sacred And Immaculate Heart Paper Bag Puppets Craft

Summer time is such a great time to celebrate the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary with kids! The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, and the month of August to the Immaculate Heart. Of course, the First Fridays of each month are also a great time to do these activities! :-) Today, I wanted to share with you these adorable Sacred and Immaculate paper bag … [Read more...]

Printable Gifts Of The Holy Spirit Craft

Whether you're teaching kids about the Holy Spirit because Pentecost is right around the corner, because you have a baptism coming up, or just because it's a good idea to teach kids about all of the persons in the Holy Trinity, this is a fun an effective way to learn about the gifts of the Holy Spirit! This download includes all 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit as listed in the Catechism of the … [Read more...]

Sacred Heart of Jesus Craft

I thought I would share a Sacred Heart craft today since the First Friday devotion is to the Sacred Heart. :-)   We made these the same way as the Miraculous Medal craft we did (with foil and sharpies). Get the directions here. We love making the Sacred and Immaculate hearts because they are so colorful! Find all of my Sacred and Immaculate heart resources for kids here! Related … [Read more...]

Liturgical Activities for Kids in June {And First Friday Linky!}

Happy June, everyone! I wanted to round up everything that's useful for this June and put it in one post for you. Our First Friday linky is at the bottom of the post- can't wait to see what you all have to share! The dates of some of these Liturgical days change from year to year (based on when Easter is) so these dates are for the year 2012. June 3- Feast of The Most Holy Trinity Triangle … [Read more...]

Sacred and Immaculate Heart “Play Doh” Cookies

Don't let the name of these cookies scare you off- these are 100% edible cookies! They just look like play doh, and you get to play with them like you're a little kid again. And let me tell ya- your kids are gunna LOVE making these cookies! The feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus falls 19 days after Pentecost, which is this Friday. The Feast of the Immaculate Heart always falls on the day … [Read more...]

Father’s Day- Don’t Forget your Priest!

Don't you call your priest "Father"? He can't have biological children of his own, so I think this is a nice time to show him some appreciation! :-) I came up with this craft for packaging your Father's Day gift to your priest. It's a sort of a counterpart to all the "necktie" stuff you see for regular Father's Day gifts. What you need to make your "Priest Necktie" White and Black felt or … [Read more...]

Catholic Decorating

I am so intrigued by the idea of decorating your home for the liturgical year, and I just LOVE this idea from Tiffany to make a Sacred Heart of Jesus wreath! Remember that the month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, so you still have plenty of time to make your wreath. Also, I feel like the red roses give it a patriotic look that will go with your 4th of July decor :-) Head over to Family … [Read more...]

St. Anthony Feast Day Fun!

Saint Anthony's feast day is coming up on June 13. He is a very popular Catholic saint- the patron saints of lost objects! Here is a classic prayer to St. Anthony- "Dear Saint Anthony, please come round- Something is lost and must be found!" :-) I am just tickled at some of these adorable ideas for celebrating St. Anthony's feast day with kids! So in honor of St. Anthony- patron of lost … [Read more...]

Tie Dye Catholic Shirts- Sacred Heart, Immaculate Heart, and Divine Mercy

After finding these Tie Dyed Sacred Heart Shirts online, I just had to make some! We made a Sacred Heart shirt for my son, and Immaculate Heart shirts for me and the girls. Then my daughter insisted that "Daddy needs one", so I made a "Divine Mercy" shirt for him. (I didn't think my husband wanted to wear a shirt with a heart on it). For anyone who doesn't know, the feast of the Sacred Heart … [Read more...]