Prayer Journals: A Space for Teens to Reflect on Their Spiritual Health

Encourage your teen to keep a prayer journal as a way to develop and enrich her prayer life. Sometimes, the process of writing thoughts down leads to new insights and clarity (see Write Your Prayer). Teens can use their prayer … Read More

Introducing Kids to Contemplative Prayer

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Contemplation may not seem suited to wiggly, squirmy, eye-rolling, “Are-we-done-yet?” kids. But this intimate basking in Christ’s love is something kids deserve to know about. This article is adapted from the book 77 Ways to Pray with Your Kids. Contemplative … Read More

How to Make Your Own Prayer Pillowcases

You can help kids learn simple morning or evening prayers by writing the prayers on their pillowcases using permanent marker or fabric marker. Put a morning prayer on one side and an evening prayer on the other; let the kids … Read More

Light Up Your Advent with These Advent Wreath Ideas

Observe Advent (the period of four weeks before Christmas) with the help of an Advent wreath: Make an Advent wreath. If you do not own an Advent wreath, make your own as a family. You’ll find instructions for making all … Read More

Being Angels with Random Acts of Kindness

Random acts of kindness are a fun and easy way to practice service with your kids. You can present this to little kids as being like angels—divine helpers and messengers of God’s love and generosity. The website RandomActsofKindness.org has a … Read More

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