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

A Presentation on the Treasures of the Catholic Church

  How do you teach kids about the beauty of the Catholic Church? Here’s a simple (but effective) lesson plan.   This presentation is the companion piece to Becky Arganbright’s article, A Lesson in Teaching Kids the Unique Treasures of 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

May Is Mary’s Month: Here’s How to Celebrate with Kids

May has traditionally been “Mary’s month.” Here’s a roundup of ideas and resources for celebrating. May brings the blossoming of fragrant spring flowers (at least here in the northern hemisphere)…which may be why for centuries May has been celebrated as Mary’s month, … Read More

Five Ways for Parents to Prepare Children for First Holy Communion

How can parents best help kids prepare for their First Holy Communion? A veteran catechist offers five key strategies. by Cindy Coleman The focus of many of my hours every week from September to May is being a catechist in … Read More

10+ Ways to Celebrate Easter with Your Kids with Food, Fun, and Prayer

Easter marks the high point of the entire liturgical year. Here’s how to celebrate the season with your kids. Easter marks the high point of the entire liturgical year. Here’s how to celebrate the season with your kids. In this … Read More

Make a Good Friday Timeline with Your Kids

  A picture timeline that I updated throughout the day was just the thing to help my kids appreciate Jesus’ Passion on Good Friday and beyond.   by Becky Arganbright   For years, I tried various ways to incorporate more … Read More

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