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

The Immaculate Conception • Monthly Devotion for December

In popular practice, December traditionally has been devoted to the Immaculate Conception. Here are some ways to practice that devotion with your family this month.   by Brian Smith   Back in the Middle Ages, many Catholics began observing special … Read More

Giving Thanks • Prayers for Catholic Kids

Prayers of thanksgiving are one of the five basic forms of prayer outlined by the Catechism of the Catholic Church (see Catechism #2648). Prayer of thanksgiving flows from the recognition that everything is a gift from God. Nurturing an “attitude … Read More

Give Your Children the Hope of Heaven

The hope of heaven is the only thing you can give your children that the world can’t take away. Dr. John Wood argues for why raising saints ought to be every parent’s primary mission…and six tips for getting started. Editor’s … Read More

The Holy Souls in Purgatory • Monthly Devotion for November

In popular practice, November traditionally has been devoted to the holy souls in purgatory. Here are someways to practice that devotion with your family this month. by Brian Smith Back in the Middle Ages, many Catholics began observing special devotions … Read More

Pray the Intercessions at Home with Your Kids

Ignite your children’s love of special intentions and try praying the general intercessions as a family. Here’s why you should pray the universal prayer at home, and examples of what to do. by Regina Lordan When I was a little … Read More

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