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Shamrock Trinity Craft

I've been seeing a lot of crafts that show the shamrock symbolizing the trinity, and I love them! St. Patrick must have been very clever to think of explaining the trinity this way! One God, three parts, brilliant! ;-) Here's the one I made: I started with a wooden shamrock from a craft store. It cost 50 cents. First, I  painted it green. After it dried, I wrote "Father, Son, Holy Spirit"- … [Read more...]

Sign Of The Cross (Everything You Need To Know!)

The Sign Of The Cross is a very special, meaningful, and useful prayer for Catholics. This is the most common prayer among all Catholics, and it is used for countless occasions. Many religions use a form of the sign of the cross, including Catholics. It is a traditional prayer that includes a lot of symbolism, especially for how short it is. Today, let's take a look everything you need to know … [Read more...]

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

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and March is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Some of these feast days include St. Patrick's Day, Saints Perpeta and Felicity, and includes a lot of Lenten days. The month of March is also dedicated to Saint Joseph. You can find all of my month to month post on living liturgically here. Now let’s look at … [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...]

4 Tips To Teach Kids How To Make the Sign of the Cross

When I was volunteering at Vacation Bible School over the Summer, my station met in the church, so we taught each group that came through how to genuflect and make the sign of the cross before entering. I was surprised at how many kids (up through 5th grade!) could not do these basic things correctly. We had to re-cap with each group every day that week before entering. Sometimes I think the … [Read more...]

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

I love coming up with fun and creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids, and September is full of fun Saint feast days to celebrate! Some of these feast days include Michaelmas (the feast of the archangels), the Nativity of Mary, and the feast day of St. Mother Teresa! The month of September is also dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows. Now let's look at these highlights of fun … [Read more...]

Catholic Vacation Bible School Ideas

Today I want to talk about some Catholic VBS ideas for Catholic churches looking to have an awesome and wholly Catholic vacation bible school program available for their parishioners. Many parishes end up creating their own programs, as one of my past churches did. Today we are going to look at some vbs theme ideas and resources that would be specific for Catholic churches planning their own VBS. … [Read more...]

Movable Feast Days Following Pentecost Sunday

The church year is so intricate and beautiful! And sometimes... a little hard to keep up with haha. Before Catholic Icing was my full time job, there was so much that I failed to understand about the church year, but I'm here to bring you in on a little secret today; there is a whole string of super cool feast days following Pentecost Sunday!  So I made the little image above to help … [Read more...]

Holy Spirit Resources For Kids (Crafts, Printables, More!)

I always find it helpful when I am teaching kids about anything to make sure that I make the resources fun and engaging for them. Nothing is effective than teaching kids at their own level! So when teaching kids about the Holy Spirit, naturally, I like to have some fun teaching tools to keep them interested and help them retain what they're learning. The month of April is dedicated to the Holy … [Read more...]

Fruit Of The Spirit Resources For Kids (Crafts, Printables, Snacks, More!)

Teaching kids about the Holy Spirit is a great way to get them involved with their faith! There are so many special occasions that are perfect for learning about the Holy Spirit including at Pentecost, Confirmation, Baptisms, when learning about the Trinity, or really any time! The summer time is also an especially good time to have some fun with this topic because of the fun fruit themes. You can … [Read more...]