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...]

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!)

The Saint Michael prayer is very popular among Catholics, and for good reason! It is a powerful prayer asking for protection against evil. The feast of St. Michael (aka Michaelmas) is on September 29, but Catholics pray this prayer all year long. You can find my article all about Michaelmas with lots of info and ideas for celebrating here. But in this article, you will find free printable Saint … [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...]

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 St. Michael printable stand up craft. Super fast, fun, and easy to make! St. … [Read more...]