ABC Saints: Coloring Pages Turned Easy Catholic Craft

I've been working hard on something that I'm so excited to release to you today: A whole alphabet of Saints, ready for you and your kids to craft! The best part is, they're printable, and ready-to-go in either black and white or in color. Your choice. :-) Also, they totally match the Saint of the week for Catholic ABC's. This project was a joint effort! I commissioned my sister-in-law at to … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Angel Wings- The Easy Way

If your kids are dressing up for All Saints' Day, an angel can be a great costume! Easy for girls (just pair a white dress with some wings, and voila!) and an easy costume to talk boys into (since St. Michael wears armor and carries a sword.) My little Violet has asked to be an angel 2 years in a row now, and wings, of course, are vital to an angel costume. The wings were super easy to … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costume Ideas for Boys

Coming up with ideas for All Saints Day costumes should be fun, not stressful! Don't make your kids skip the All Saints' Day party because you're afraid of coming up with costumes. You do NOT need to know how to sew to pull it off. This post includes more than 60 ideas for boy saint costumes! Most saint costumes are going to start with a basic robe. One way to make a simple robe costume is to … [Read more...]

Printable St. Michael Prayer Cards (Free!)

This Friday, my husband is graduating from the South Carolina police academy! Yay! We chose St. Michael for our family's patron saint for this year (2012) because he is the patron of law enforcement and my husband was switching careers from being an IT Manager. St. Michael is the patron of police, firefighters, and the military. I made printable St. Michael holy cards and have them here to print … [Read more...]

Big Fun for Catholic Kids! {and a giveaway!}

When I was at the IHM Conference, I got to catch up with Frances from Illuminated Ink. She has become a true friend! I really love the resources her company provides for Catholic children, and I've written about her grotto craft kits here before. When I asked her what was new this year, she showed me these gigantic posters for Catholic children! I will admit (even though I know Frances … [Read more...]

Free St. Michael Printables!

Vee over at Paper Dali has tons of great FREE Catholic printables, including this St. Michael paper doll. I just love her paper dolls! You can use it to celebrate the feast of St. Michael and the archangels coming up on September 29 :-) Printable St. Michael Paper Doll And here's a St. Michael Fun Facts Sheet for kids from Catholic Online.   … [Read more...]

Celebrate Michaelmas – St. Michael and all the Archangels!

Michaelmas comes every year on September 29. It is the feast day of St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael, and well- basically the Archangels :-) When getting ready to celebrate Michaelmas with your kids, think "tough angels". Because that's what archangels are. Save your "fluffy angel" ideas for the feast of Guardian Angels in October. I love this Angel Mobile Craft from Bountiful Blessings. If … [Read more...]