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...]

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...]

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...]

Celebrate “Día de la Cruz” With Kids- Cross Craft Ideas

May 3 is the day that St. Helen discovered the location of the true cross! This day is celebrated in Latin America as “Día de la Cruz” or “The Day of the Cross” in English. I think celebrating this feast day is a great way to keep celebrating the miracle of the cross through the full Easter season! Here are some fun cross crafts you can make with your kids in celebration. Check out this salt … [Read more...]

Simple Celebration for Mary’s Birthday

The nativity of Mary is September 8 (9 months after the feast of the Immaculate Conception.) Although we've had more elaborate celebrations in the past, our family had a simple celebration this year. We made Mary a birthday cake! We made a simple angel food cake from a box mix, and drizzled it with some blue glaze (Our Lady's color.) I set out a Mary statue, and put 10 candles in the cake … [Read more...]

Ideas for Celebrating the Nativity of Mary with Kids

Happy Birthday, Mary! Well...almost. Mary's birthday is celebrated on September 8. You can read more about the Nativity of Mary here. So here's the question: How do you celebrate the Nativity of Mary? What do you do at a birthday party for Mary? Well, I have a few ideas to share with you. :-) Make a Craft! You knew I was going to say that, right? I think crafting some simple rosaries would … [Read more...]

Seven Sorrows of Mary- Printable Mobile Craft

The month of September is dedicated to the 7 Sorrows of Mary, and September 15 is the Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows. If you've never heard of the Seven Sorrows of Mary, here they are: Prophecy of Simeon The Flight to Egypt Loss of Jesus in the Temple Mary meets Jesus on Road to Calvary Jesus dies on the cross Mary receives the Body of Jesus Jesus is placed in the … [Read more...]

St. Michael Crafts For Catholic Kids

If you love living the liturgical year with your kids and you are looking for resources to celebrate Michaelmas with Catholic kids, you have come to the right place! Here is a round up of some printable St. Michael resources for your kids. This article has tons of ideas for celebrating Michaelmas with kids I have this printable printable craft pack for Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. … [Read more...]

Ideas for Celebrating the Feast of St. Padre Pio

St. Padre Pio has a feast day coming up on September 23. If I were to rank St. Padre Pio on a popularity scale from 1-10, I would give him a 10! He sure seems to be a 'crowd pleaser', and there's no question as to why if you read about St. Padre Pio. The most famous thing about him is his stigmata. Well, that and his fist fights with demons and levitating and all kinds of crazy cool stuff :-) … [Read more...]