8 Simple Ways to Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with Your Kids

St. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to teach kids about the Christian meaning of love. Here’s how. Get an abridged printable PDF version of this article. 1. Emphasize the Saint in St. Valentine’s Day Today, most people celebrate St. … Read More

Presentation Pancakes for Candlemas • Cooking with Catholic Kids

Celebrate the feast of the Presentation of Our Lord with a reflection and recipe for strawberry lemon pancakes. by Ryan Langr The Feb. 2 feast of the Presentation of Our Lord, known as Candlemas, is primarily a celebration of Jesus’ … Read More

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

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 this explainer and a simple game of Whisper Down … 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

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