4 Steps to a Catholic Vacation Bible School at Your Parish

  Summer may be ending, but it’s not too early to be thinking about using Catholic vacation bible school programs in your parish next summer. Here are four steps to take, including a list of great Catholic VBS programs.   … Read More

10 Simple Ways to Celebrate the Feast Day of Saints Joachim and Anne

  Not much is known about the parents of our Blessed Mother and the grandparents of Jesus, Saints Joachim and Anne, but there are simple ways to remember these special saints by honoring and spending time with those who bless … Read More

3 Simple Ways to Ease the Burden of Pregnancy & Infant Loss

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When a friend or loved one loses a baby during pregnancy or at birth, it may seem there’s not much we can say or do. But here are three simple ways to ease their burden, offered by someone who’s been there. … Read More

4 Ways to Teach Kids Generosity

  What does generosity look like, and how can we teach it to our kids? Here are four ways to go.   by Ryan Langr   Living For Others As Christians, we are called to live our lives for the … Read More

12 Tips for Training Your Kids to Do Chores

  Expecting your kids to do chores teaches them important life skills, and helps keep the house clean, too. But first, you have to train them—and yourself. Here are 12 tips.   by Heidi Indahl Note: An earlier version of this post originally … Read More

Kids and Catholic Funerals: Why They Should Go, and How to Prepare

  Many parents are afraid to take younger kids to funerals but, with some exceptions, they shouldn’t be. Here’s why, and some tips for preparing your kids.   by Jerry Windley-Daoust   The nice neighbor across the street—the one who … Read More

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