Celebrate St. Nicholas with Melomakarona • Cooking With Catholic Kids

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  Greek Christmas cookies called Melomakarona are the perfect way to kick off Advent, celebrate St. Nicholas, and talk about the spirit of waiting.   by Ryan Langr   Who doesn’t know about St. Nicholas? Even non-Christians celebrate his legacy … Read More

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

Celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

  Do your kids know about the Trinity? Holy Trinity Sunday is a good time to brush up on this central mystery of the faith…and to celebrate, too. Here are a few ideas and resources.   The Trinity is the … Read More

Nine Things to Do with Your Kids on Pentecost

    Pentecost is one of the most important holy days of the Church calendar. Here are nine ideas for praying, celebrating, and learning about Pentecost with your kids.   Pentecost falls fifty days (seven weeks) after Easter, marking the descent … Read More

Celebrate the Ascension with Your Kids

The Solemnity of the Ascension is one of the oldest and most important feasts in the Church. Do your kids know what it’s all about? Here are explainers and activities for kids of all ages, plus four ways to celebrate … Read More

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

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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

Baked Rock of the Church Rockfish for the Chair of St. Peter • Cooking with Catholic Kids

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  Celebrate the feast of the Chair of St. Peter Feb.22 with Baked Rock of the Church Rockfish and teach your kids about the pope!   by Ryan Langr   It’s not easy being a parent, and being a stay-at-home … Read More

7 Simple Ways to Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with Your Family

Here are seven super-simple ways to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with your kids, plus some other resources with great ideas for the holiday. 1. Emphasize the “Saint(s)” Part of St. Valentine’s Day Although most of what we know about St. Valentine … 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

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