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Coronavirus: Home Resources For Catholics

During the Covid-19 precautions, Catholics all over the world are being affected. As we cannot gather in groups, we must find ways to continue with our faith journey at home. There are so many resources available and so many ways to still be connected to the Catholic community, many right now that are being offered totally for free! So here is a round up of home resources for Catholics to use … [Read more...]

How To Set Up A Lent Table- Lent Home Altar Ideas

During Lent, we like to have a Lent table where we can set objects that remind our family of the liturgical season. These kinds of tables can have multiple names such as prayer tables, or home altars. It doesn't have to be a table either- any surface will do, including a shelf. You can read my basic post about how to set up a home altar here. This is a simple tradition that can really keep your … [Read more...]

Ash Wednesday For Kids (Traditions, Printables, & Resources)

Ash Wednesday is the first day in the season of Lent. Lent can be observed by all Christians, and it is a beautiful way to remember Jesus' sacrifice for us and prepare us for the Easter season. During Lent, we remember the 40 days that Jesus spent in the desert being tempted by the devil. We do extra prayers, fasting, and almsgiving during this season of Lent. Ash Wednesday has many traditions for … [Read more...]

Teaching Liturgical Colors To Kids- Catholic Craft

When you are living the liturgical year at home with your Catholic kids, it is only natural to want to teach kids about the liturgical colors that go with the Catholic liturgical seasons. This easy and affordable craft can help teach your children about the Catholic liturgical calendar colors, does NOT involve sewing, and can last your family for years to come! First of all, if you have a … [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. Here are some simple things you can do to help your kids grow during this season with little to no prep work at all. Go to Mass as a family on Ash Wednesday. This is so great because even the smallest members of the family can have ashes. Read the scripture about when Jesus goes into the desert. Motivate your … [Read more...]

Colorful Cross Wall- Tips For Making Your Own

I'm such a sucker for beautiful crosses and crucifixes. I actually like to collect them when we go on trips, or sometimes to make them myself. You get to a point where you have a crucifix in every room, and where in the world would you even put another cross? Well... I've come to discover that I far prefer to hang them all together rather than scattering them around. The result is a striking, eye … [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...]

Lenten Activities For Children

Lent is a great liturgical season to observe with kids to help teach them about the church year. Lent is the 40 days the come before Easter, and it is a season of adding extra prayers, fasting, and almsgiving. There are many ways to celebrate (or observe) Lent with children, and this is my page that links out to all of the resources I have available to help you with this! I hope you find these … [Read more...]

Catholic Bible Journaling- Ideas and Inspiration

I thought I'd like to have a place to share my bible journaling pages with you, so I'll post them here (at the top) whenever I have a new one. For more bible journaling inspiration, be sure to follow me on Instagram and check out my bible journaling Pinterest board. Links to my commonly used supplies: You can also see my complete post of recommended bible journaling supplies here. … [Read more...]

Holy Week In Handprints- A Craft For Every Day Of Holy Week

I made a printable book that tells the story of Holy Week for children. The story is adapted from the book of Matthew, and the story is illustrated by your child and his or her handprints. :-) Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can participate in a handprint craft, and the craft also becomes a keepsake to be treasured. … [Read more...]