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

Fasting, Giving, Praying: 25+ Ideas for What Kids & Teens Can Do for Lent

Help kids practice giving, praying, and fasting this Lent with these ideas . . . plus, a primer on Lent, fasting guidelines, and a downloadable kids’ Lenten planner. Get an abridged version of this article as a free printable PDF. Fasting, … Read More

9 Ways Your Kids Can Get Money for Almsgiving

  Do your kids practice almsgiving? It’s been a core practice of our faith for thousands of years. But what is almsgiving, anyway? And how can cash-strapped kids raise money for the needy? We’ve got you covered on both counts. … Read More

Make a Stations of the Cross Story Timeline with Your Kids

  You can prepare younger children for Holy Week and for praying the Stations of the Cross by making the stations into a story timeline. Here’s how, with links to resources.   by Heidi Indahl   The Stations of the Cross … Read More

Pray the Seven Penitential Psalms • Prayers for Catholic Kids

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  Introduce your kids to the Seven Penitential Psalms during your family prayer this Lent. Saying “sorry” is tough for everyone—not just kids, but adults, too. The difficulty of a truly heartfelt apology is all too frequently on display in … Read More

5 Lent Fasts That Benefit God’s Creation

Still trying to decide what to give up for Lent? Try these five extreme fasting ideas that care for God’s creation!   by Ryan Langr   Choosing a Fast and Caring for God’s Creation What to give up for Lent … Read More

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