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

Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday: 9 Things to Do with Your Family

  Are your kids ready for Lent? Kick things off right by celebrating Shrove Tuesday and observing Ash Wednesday. Here are nine things to do, and resources to go with them.   Once they’ve made a pray/fast/give Lent plan, printed out … Read More

Feast of St. Nicholas: The Story of the “Original” Santa Claus, and Five Ways to Celebrate

  The feast of St. Nicholas (Dec. 6) is a great time to celebrate the life of the beloved fourth-century bishop. Here’s his fascinating story, and five ways to celebrate with your kids.   Do your kids know that today’s Santa … Read More

Celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception with Your Kids

  What are we actually celebrating when we go to Mass for the Solemnity 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 … Read More

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