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Catholic Gift Idea For Kids- Prayer Pillowcases (with a coupon code!)

Are you ever looking for a Catholic gift idea for kids and you're looking for something more original than a rosary? Well I have a great option for you today- Prayer Pillowcases! I love these because kids can use them and snuggle with them just like their favorite teddy bears! Also their Catholic prayers can come everywhere with them. The best part is that they come in a variety of prayers and … [Read more...]

St. John Paul II Feast Day Celebration Ideas For Kids

Saint Pope John Paul II is an amazing modern Saint with an annual feast day that happens every year on October 22. This feast day is perfect for celebrating with kids because St. Pope John Paul II is so inspirational, did so many amazing things for the Catholic Church, and there are so many fun ways to celebrate! You can find all of my Pope resources for kids here, but today let's look at some … [Read more...]

Saint Feast Days In October (And Other Days To Celebrate With Kids!)

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and October is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Some of these feast days include St. Francis, St. Therese, and the feast day of the guardian angels! The month of October is also dedicated to the rosary. You can find all of my month to month post on living liturgically here. Now let's look at these … [Read more...]

One Activity For Each Sunday Of Easter- Celebrating The Octave Of Easter

In the interest of celebrating the entire Easter season with Catholic kids (it lasts for 50 whole days!!!) I made this list of things you can do each Sunday of Easter with your kids. These are all things that you do while at church on Sunday after mass, and the activities generally involve very little prep. Printable For The Sundays Of Easter Before we jump into the 8 simple ways to … [Read more...]

Celebrating The Entire Easter Season With Catholic Kids- All 50 Days!

All the Easter crafts, snacks, games, books, etc. couldn't possibly all happen on actual Easter Sunday- it's too much! But that’s ok because the Church, in her infinite wisdom, granted an entire season of Easter that lasts for 50 days, all the way through Pentecost!  The secular (cultural) world tends to celebrate Easter during Lent up until Easter Sunday, and then packs up all the … [Read more...]

40 Simple Lenten Traditions For Families {With Little To No Prep Work}

Observing Lent in your family doesn't have to be hard or complicated. There are so many simple things that families can do to make Lent meaningful for the whole family. I especially love starting traditions that last year after year! You can find all of my Lenten resources for families here. Today let's look at 40 simple Lenten traditions for families that don't take much prep … [Read more...]

How to Set Up a Home Altar: Catholic Home Altar Ideas

In continuing with our series Passing on the Catholic Faith to Your Kids, I wanted to touch on setting up a home altar. When I first heard the term home altar, I felt a little scared. I didn't know what I was doing, and the idea of setting up an official "altar" felt out-of-my-league. Sometimes home altars are also referred to as family altars, prayer tables, or altar tables. Don't let these names … [Read more...]

What To Give Up For Lent: The Ultimate List Of Ideas From Over 100 Catholic Moms!!!

I want to start out by saying that rather than just thinking of what to "give up" for Lent, you should also think of what you can "take up" during Lent. The idea is to try adding more prayer, fasting, and almsgiving to your life during the Lenten season. (When we "give something up", that falls under "fasting".) Sacrifice through fasting is important because during Lent, we are reflecting … [Read more...]

Living the Liturgical Year With Kids- October

The month of October is dedicated to the rosary. Be sure you teach your kids about the rosary, and pray it more often this month with your children! Rosary Resources For Kids: Learning Your Rosary Prayers The "Write" Way ebook Easy rosary craft (all you need is pipe cleaners and beads!) Paper bag Rosary book- a different pull out page for each set of mysteries. Giant Rosary … [Read more...]

Celebrate Palm Sunday With “Palm (Ice Cream) Sundaes”

I love celebrating feast days with kids with really fun food or recipes! Palm Sunday is always a big day at our house, and celebrating with ice cream sundaes is not only fun, but also easy for mom! You can find all of my holy week food ideas for kids here.  I'm such a fan of the Sunday/Ice Cream Sundae pun (obviously. See my Divine Mercy Sundaes, Trinity Sundaes, and Pentecost Sundaes). … [Read more...]