Teach Your Kids to Pray for the Sick

What are your family’s rituals when someone gets sick? Healing was a centerpiece of Jesus’ ministry, and he instructed his disciples to heal, too. Make praying for healing part of your family’s routine when someone gets sick. Here’s how, and … Read More

8 Simple Ways to Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with Your Kids

St. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to teach kids about the Christian meaning of love. Here’s how. Get an abridged printable PDF version of this article. 1. Emphasize the Saint in St. Valentine’s Day Today, most people celebrate St. … Read More

Presentation Pancakes for Candlemas • Cooking with Catholic Kids

Celebrate the feast of the Presentation of Our Lord with a reflection and recipe for strawberry lemon pancakes. by Ryan Langr The Feb. 2 feast of the Presentation of Our Lord, known as Candlemas, is primarily a celebration of Jesus’ … Read More

Celebrate Your Kids’ Baptism Anniversaries

  Why not celebrate the anniversary of your kids’ baptisms just like you celebrate their birthdays? After all, baptism is a “spiritual birthday.” Here are more than 9 ideas for what to do, plus a baptism backgrounder.   by Jerry … Read More

8 Practical Ways to Get Ready for Advent

Are you ready for Advent? Here’s a checklist of eight Advent practices you can do with your family, plus a list of important feasts and holidays during Advent. The word Advent comes from the Latin adventus, which means a coming, … Read More

What Kids (and Parents!) Can Learn from Dorothy Day • Saints for Kids

Dorothy Day is one of four Americans that Pope Francis held up as worthy of imitation. Her story can inspire your kids, too. Here’s a short sketch of her life, five lessons to pass along to kids, a free coloring … Read More

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