The Chaplet of Divine Mercy • Prayers for Catholic Kids

This simple devotion introduced by St. Faustina Kowalska in 1935 focuses on God’s mercy, and is easy for kids to learn. Here’s how to pray it, plus a history of the devotion and two videos you can show your kids.   … Read More

Pray the Lorica of St. Patrick • Prayers for Catholic Kids

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  The prayer known as the Lorica of St. Patrick or St. Patrick’s Breastplate has been adapted into various forms over the years. Here are three different adaptations to try with your kids.   The prayer that is known variously … Read More

Doing the Stations of the Cross with Your Kids

  Praying the Stations of the Cross with your kids is a great way to introduce them to the story of Jesus’ Passion, the paschal mystery, and the rhythm of Triduum. Here are a few kid-friendly ways to try it. … Read More

Preparing for a Hands-On Lent

Here are three hands-on activities for Lent: a candle-based Stations of the Cross, a flipbook, and hands-on Lenten prayer table suggestions. by Heidi Indahl I am someone who has always liked Lent. It always seems such a fitting end to the dreary winter. … Read More

3 Ways to Explain the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter to Your Kids

What exactly is the feast of the Chair of St. Peter and how exactly is a parent to explain apostolic succession and the universality of the Church to young kids? Try using the Olympics and a modified game of Whisper … Read More

An Examination of Conscience for the Whole Family

  This examination of conscience is taken from The Catholic Family Book of Prayers.   This brief examination of conscience, loosely based on the Ten Commandments, may be used in preparation for receiving the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, or … Read More

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