Celebrate the Feasts of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

  The paired celebrations of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary are all about God’s great love and mercy—and shaping our own hearts to look like those of Jesus and his mother. Here’s what to talk about … Read More

Celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

  Do your kids know about the Trinity? Holy Trinity Sunday is a good time to brush up on this central mystery of the faith…and to celebrate, too. Here are a few ideas and resources.   The Trinity is the … Read More

Nine Things to Do with Your Kids on Pentecost

    Pentecost is one of the most important holy days of the Church calendar. Here are nine ideas for praying, celebrating, and learning about Pentecost with your kids.   Pentecost falls fifty days (seven weeks) after Easter, marking the descent … Read More

Celebrate the Ascension with Your Kids

The Solemnity of the Ascension is one of the oldest and most important feasts in the Church. Do your kids know what it’s all about? Here are explainers and activities for kids of all ages, plus four ways to celebrate … Read More

Three Ways to Live out the Beauty of Your Child’s First Holy Communion

Now that your child’s first holy Communion day has come and gone, what should you do next? A veteran catechist offers three practical and doable suggestions for parents.   by Cindy Coleman   First holy Communion day was beautiful and … Read More

May Is Mary’s Month: Here’s How to Celebrate with Kids

  May has traditionally been “Mary’s month.” Here’s a roundup of ideas and resources for celebrating.   May brings the blossoming of fragrant spring flowers (at least here in the northern hemisphere) . . . which may be why, for centuries, May … Read More

Five Ways for Parents to Prepare Children for First Holy Communion

How can parents best help kids prepare for their First Holy Communion? A veteran catechist offers five key strategies. by Cindy Coleman The focus of many of my hours every week from September to May is being a catechist in … Read More

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