New Year Ideas for Catholic Families- Fun Traditions

January 1st is a Holy Day Of Obligation, which is the feast of Mary, Mother of God. Therefore, Catholics always attend Mass on New Year’s Day. However, there are other things we Catholics can do to celebrate as well. 🙂

Celebrating New Year's as a catholic

To celebrate the feast of Mary, Mother of God, check out this adorable craft!

Also, here are some food ideas for celebrating.Saint Basil's New Year's Cake

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Also, ring in the New Year by choosing a patron Saint for your family for the year. You can read more about this here.

Another fun Catholic tradition is to make a St. Basil’s New Year’s cake. You can find the recipe for mine here.

The entire month of January is devoted to the Most Holy Name of Jesus (feast day Jan 3). Try this J-E-S-U-S craft, or these other Holy Name of Jesus crafts.


  1. Just found your website (the cupcakes caught my eye! 🙂 Looks like some good, positive, Catholic ideas. Love it!

    Keep up the creative ideas and God bless!