Write a Letter to Jesus for Christmas

Do your kids write a letter to Santa? Encourage them to write a letter to Jesus, too.   Do your kids write a letter to Santa? Encourage them to write a letter to Jesus, too. “What do you want me … Read More

Walk the Line with St. Lucy & the Star Boys

Most of us have heard of St. Lucy, but what about her companion “star boys” who are also part of a proper Scandinavian Santa Lucia feast? Parade like star boys and play this game of balance with your children to … Read More

Celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception with Your Kids

What are we actually celebrating when we go to Mass for the feast of the Immaculate Conception? (Hint: A lot more than you might think.) Here’s a crash course for your kids, and ideas for how to celebrate the feast. The feast … Read More

12 Thanksgiving Prayer Ideas

Make gratitude the main dish at your table this Thanksgiving. Here are a dozen ways to thank God before the big meal. Photo: The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth, oil on canvas by Jennie Augusta Brownscombe (1914). Image via Wikipedia.   1. … Read More

7 Ideas for the Best All Saints’ Day Party Ever

  Halloween is only a warm-up for the real celebration, All Saints Day. Here are seven ways (and lots of little ideas) to celebrate the triumph of Christ in the saints!   It’s no wonder kids love Halloween: they get permission … Read More

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